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Issue #31

January/February, 1995

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


Cover 31

Note from the publisher


   James Madison's warning is more important now than ever

   Write your own curriculum
   Home School: Another Choice
   School Mom (software)
   Safe-Trek Outfitters
   Imprimis (periodical)

    Choosing flavor enhancers to make everyday eating an adventure

Just for kids:
   Hard working worms

Original poems:
   Patricia Soule
   Sophia M.M. Burt
   Robert C. Larson



  • Here's a simple device to improve rough roads
  • How to make knives and sheaths
  • Here's how I built a 1000-gallon septic tank
  • Try a gravity flow water system
  • Women and kids build a straw bale wall
  • Make your own tool handles


  • Homeschool your kids using apprenticeships
  • How to earn your college degree outside of the traditional classroom
  • Homeschooling our teenagers in the backwoods was one of the best decisions we have ever made

Country living

  • Driving and keeping your car running in winter
  • Adopting a wild horse
  • How to cope with winter blues
  • When Irish eyes are smiling — a love affair with Kerry-Dexters
  • Cookstove lore
  • Excessive overhang


  • Whether they're new or historic varieties, some apples just belong in a country garden

Guns and hunting

  • Backwoods firearms


  • Make quick-as-a-flash "winter warm wear"


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