Foxfire 6: Shoemaking, Gourd Banjos, and Songbows, One Hundred Toys and Games, Wooden Locks, a Water Powered Sawmill, and Other Affairs of Just Plain Living

Foxfire 6: Shoemaking, Gourd Banjos, and Songbows, One Hundred Toys and Games, Wooden Locks, a Water Powered Sawmill, and Other Affairs of Just Plain Living

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Overview

First published in 1972, The Foxfire Book was a surprise bestseller that brought Appalachia's philosophy of simple living to hundreds of thousands of readers. Whether you wanted to hunt game, bake the old-fashioned way, or learn the art of successful moonshining, The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center had a contact who could teach you how with clear, step-by-step instructions.

Volume six of the Foxfire series covers shoemaking, crafting toys and games, carving gourd banjos, song bows and wooden locks, creating a water-powered  sawmill, and other fascinating topics.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780385152723
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/28/1980
Series: Foxfire Series
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 512
Sales rank: 344,180
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.17(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Founded in 1966, FOXFIRE is a nonprofit education organization. Foxfire's learner-centered, community-based approach is advocated through The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center and grounded in the Southern Appalachian culture that promotes a sense of place and appreciation of local people and culture as essential educational tools.

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Foxfire 6: Shoemaking, Gourd Banjos, and Songbows, One Hundred Toys and Games, Wooden Locks, a Water Powered Sawmill, and Other Affairs of Just Plain 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
butchRF More than 1 year ago
I like reading about the old times
guitaoist3 More than 1 year ago
101 to american country survival in the norern Appalachian Mountains.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
We love the FoxFire books!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago