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Issue #17

September/October, 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 17

Note from the publisher


   Media juveniles and BIg Government

   Do-it-yourself "take-out" food
   Packable salads

Original poems:
   John Silveira
   Janet K. Collins

   Headwaters homestead: Backwoods living in the Boston Mountains of Arkansas

Just for kids:
   Feather your vest
   Why I like living in the country



  • Selecting the right heating system
  • Don't spend a lot of money for your house windows

Country life

  • Give a country kid a camera
  • How to get started in blacksmithing
  • New uses for old utensils gets rid of a kitchen bloody mess

Alternative energy

Self sufficiency/Money

  • The sensible way to store and use food
  • The magic of home canning
  • A saddle shop created self sufficiency for Idaho family


  • Hand loading your ammo is far cheaper than buying it
  • Social conditioning, women and self-defense


  • Rabbit diseases and how to cope with them


  • Ingredients for an herbal first aid kit


  • An interview with Andre Marrou, Libertarian candidate for President

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