An ode to self-reliance brimming with wit, wisdom, and nostalgia.
Sometimes doing things the "old-fashioned way" is still the best way: For anyone who wants to learn how to catch a runaway pig, mend a fence post, milk a cow, or throw an unforgettable barn party, this engaging volume delivers timeless advice on accomplishing tasks big and small around the house, garden, and farm. Written by farmers and craftsmen and featuring original text and illustrations from the 1919 first edition, the 100th-anniversary volume ofHow to Do Things presents a new generation of readers with expert guidance on every facet of homesteading in a very handsomely crafted package.
In today's fast-paced, non-stop, technologically-centric world,How to Do Things: A Timeless Guide to a Simpler Life is a refreshing trip back in time.
An ode to self-reliance and an invitation to reconnect with life's simple pleasures.
Brian Barth is a contributing editor atLandscape Architecture Magazine and writer at large atModern Farmer. He lives in Toronto.
William Campbell is an editor and writer. He lives an idyllic pastoral life in Brooklyn.