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DEPARTMENTS ABOUT THE COVER After almost 30 years, Don Childers continues to create beautiful covers for BHM. This one depicts a mother and her two small children harvesting pumpkins from their garden. When Dad gets home,...

Previous Issue #167

DEPARTMENTS ABOUT THE COVER In this cover, painted by Don Childers, Mom hangs laundry in the apple orchard while her son and daughter play peacefully near the stream. On this calm autumn day, even the dog...

Previous Issue #171

DEPARTMENTS ABOUT THE COVER This cover by Don Childers depicts a self-reliant couple living out in the woods. They have a small home with a garden out front, a woodshed behind the house, and an outhouse...

Previous Issue #169

DEPARTMENTS ABOUT THE COVER In this cover, BHM artist Don Childers depicts Managing Editor Jessie Denning’s close encounter with a cougar. In Don’s rendition, her cat cowers behind her, while her dog barks ferociously at the...

Previous Issue #170

DEPARTMENTS ABOUT THE COVER In this cover by longtime BHM artist Don Childers, a mother black bear and her cub lumber across a meadow. From his distant cabin, a man watches this beautiful scene, knowing that...

Previous Issue #168

DEPARTMENTS ABOUT THE COVER Don Childers, our artist for 28 years, has come through again with another spectacular cover. We wanted to reprise his favorite cover from issue #13, but this time add the symbolic view...

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DEPARTMENTS ABOUT THE COVER Backwoods Home Magazine’s Don Childers, who is currently 86, painted this pastoral scene. The young boy knows that helping his mom transfer starts from her sunken greenhouse will result in delicious, home-grown...

Previous Issue #161

DEPARTMENTS ABOUT THE COVER This family is camping out in the woods to take advantage of the last few warm days of summer. The cast-iron pot has been simmering stew all day, but the impatient kids...

Issue #86 of Backwoods Home Magazine. March/April, 2004

Issue #86 March/April, 2004 This issue is Sold Out. Most articles are included in our print anthology A Backwoods Home Anthology — The Fifteenth Year Click on General Store to the left. Click on items listed in red to read...

Previous Issue #158

DEPARTMENTS ABOUT THE COVER This issue's cover depicts Don Childers and Dave Duffy playing chess by the warm, crackling fire. They are both taking a well-deserved break — Dave from editing and Don from sketching the...

Previous Issue #166

DEPARTMENTS ABOUT THE COVER In this cover by Don Childers, an older woman sits on the cabin porch. Her faithful dog stays by her side, keeping watch while she knits. These days, she tends her garden...

Issue #102 of Backwoods Home Magazine. November/December, 2006

This issue is Sold Out. Most articles are included in our print anthology A Backwoods Home Anthology — The Seventeenth Year Click on General Store to the left. Click on items listed in red to read them. DEPARTMENTS 6  Publisher's Note...

Issue #145 of Backwoods Home Magazine. January/February, 2014

DEPARTMENTS 6  Editor's Note 7  Editorial: The ethanol gasoline scam 20  Ayoob on Firearms: The pump shotgun: A traditional backwoods home weapon 52  Irreverent joke page 77  Ask Jackie: Vinegar, pressure cookers, canning nuts, baking bread, etc. 81  Letters 82  Advertiser Index 84  Classified ads (pdf) 84  Classified advertising form 86-94  BHM anthologies & books 95-96  Order form/Subscription...

Issue #47 of Backwoods Home Magazine. September/October, 1997

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

Previous Issue #160

DEPARTMENTS ABOUT THE COVER After a long morning of playing outside under the blue summer sky, a brother and sister run home for lunch, with their dogs running beside them. When Mom calls, the kids know...

Previous Issue #159

DEPARTMENTS ABOUT THE COVER Don Childers painted this farm scene while visiting Dave and Ilene Duffy in Oregon this past fall. Everyone put their two cents in: We need a small child in Grandpa's lap; that...