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Issue #14

March/April, 1992

This issue is Sold Out.
Most articles are included in our print anthology
Backwoods Home Magazine — The Third Year
Click on General Store to the left.
Click on items listed in red to read them.


Cover 14

Note from the publisher


   Recession and AIDS

   Good food for hard times

Original poems:
   John Silveira
   Linda Hutton

   Michael Andy Darr

Magazine/Book Reviews
   How to be successful in the Antique Business
   Victorian Houseware, Kitchenware and Hardware
   USDA Agriculture Research Magazine
   Survivalist SIG Newsletter
   Understand Home Construction



  • Wow! Field-fabricated standing-seam metal roofing
  • Heat your upstairs by cutting holes in the floor
  • Straw bale houses — an alternative

Country life

  • Marvels in small packages
  • Greechie, the hummingbird
  • Fire ants on the march in the U.S.
  • Cooking with woodstoves
  • Preparing yourself for springtime floods
  • God willing and the creek don't rise
  • Make a crazy quilt
  • Teach your kids the fun, safe way to split kindling

Alternative energy

  • Charging RV batteries with the sun

Self sufficiency/Money /Guns

  • Now that you ahve your little slice of heaven, how to pay for it
  • An overview of centerfire rifles
  • Creating your own life at home without special tools
  • Chop 'em, drop 'em & lop 'em...a rank beginner's guide to logging
  • Getting more cash from your crafts
  • Growing Christmas trees — a year-round part-time business
  • Parakeets for cash
  • Family works together at successful home-based business


  • Seed starting the easy way
  • The bonus of blackberries
  • The all purpose power food — soybeans!
  • Good farm management puts money in your pocket
  • Kricket Krap for your garden


  • Carob — the chocolate alternative
  • Backwoods Home Magazine's "uptown" laboratory water test
  • Home remedies

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