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Issue #9

May/June, 1991

This issue is Sold Out.
Most articles are included in our print anthology
Best of the First Two Years of Backwoods Home Magazine
Click on General Store to the left.
Click on items listed in red to read them.


Departments

Cover 9

Letters

Editorials:
   Beyond Iraq
   Cops too powerful

Recipes:
   Backwoods Home recipes
   Country Breakfasts
   Making Bread

Original Poems and songs
   Doc Hall
   Cathleen Thomsen
   John Silveira
   J.C. Watson

Original drawings:
   Noconi
   Cindy Meyers

Magazine and book Reviews
   Photovolaic News
   Wildfire
   American Survival Guide
   Backyard Livestock
   Grandma's Recipes
   Shelter
   Home School Source Book
   Home Chiropractic Book


Contents

Building

  • Build a log house from scratch
  • Sawmills: a firm foundation to homesteading
  • Semi-underground, solar house has ideas worth crowing about
  • Sound construction advice for the most important part of earth-set dwelling
  • How to design and build a water system for your backwoods home

Alternative Energy

  • New fluorescent bulbs last 13 times longer, use ¼ the electricity
  • How to build a safe, effective wood-fired hot water heater
  • Copper Cricket — no bugs in this solar hot water heater
  • Wind generator questions and answers
  • New Fuel cell may make hydrogen a practical fuel for electric vehicles
  • Aluminum-air battery gives electric vehicles 750-mile range

Country living/Cooking/Family

  • Home-made bread...it's good even when it turns out bad
  • Kids "Funny Drawing" Contest
  • Just for kids — a musical houseguest
  • Homeschooling children — a former teacher's view of how well it works
  • A practical survival strategy in the event of catastrophe
  • A horse named Lady
  • Protecting your home against the Wildfire Dragon

Farm/Garden

  • The basics of backyard beekeeping
  • It's not to late to start your garden
  • The magic of mulch
  • Overlooked garden delicacies
  • How to harvest and dry herbs
  • How to raise the best pork you have ever tasted

Health/Environment

  • How to make homemade yogurt
  • Aloe Vera — the magic plant

Crafts

  • Matching sneakers and tee's


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