Issue #46 of Backwoods Home Magazine. July/August, 1997

Issue #46

July/August, 1997

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Departments

Cover 46

Note from the publisher

Letters

Editorial:
   The militia movement

Columns:

Ayoob on firearms:
   Mossberg Model 500: the backwoods shotgun

Think of it this way:
   Science and truth — are they related?

Recipes:
   Get the taste of India in your kitchen tonight
   Jerusalem Artichoke: food for man and beast
   Make lemonade without lemons

Book Review:
   101 Things to do ’til the Revolution

Original Poem:
   Ryan Thornsberry

Contents

Making a living

Building/Tools

  • Yesterday’s furniture today — a puncheon bench
  • Heat your household from the outside

Independent energy

  • Cool your home with this simple device while you also meet your hot water needs

Education

  • Here’s 5 reasons adults should read kids books

Farm/Garden

  • Drip irrigation saves a lot of water and weeding
  • Wild garlic — independent and delicious

Crafts

Self sufficiency

  • Build a “solar powered” clock — it’s fun, educational and even useful

Country living

  • For lots of summer fun, make a super squirt gun
  • Build a bat house to control insect pests

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