Issue #49 of Backwoods Home Magazine. January/February, 1998

Issue #49

January/February, 1998

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Departments

Cover 49

Note from the publisher

Letters

Editorial:
   That’s not what we mean

Columns:

Ayoob on firearms:
   A cop’s advice to those home alone

Think of it this way:
   Who were the best…and the worst U.S. Presidents?

Where I live:
   Crabbing, clamming and smelting on the coast

Recipes:
   Forget the dog, the chicken is man’s best friend
   Make mead the easy way

Country moments

Irreverent joke page

Contents

Building/Tools

Guns/Hunting

  • If you could have just one gun in the woods, go for a shotgun

Farm/Garden

Crafts

  • Build a flying “helicopter” boomerang
  • Make beautiful jewelry using porcupine quills

Self sufficiency

  • Want great charcoal? Make your own
  • Save money by being your own butcher
  • Chevy small block V8s — cheap and reliable
  • Breastfeeding — a primer

Country living

  • The dangers of civilization
  • Freeze branding horses

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