Issue #15 of Backwoods Home Magazine. May/June, 1992

Issue #15

May/June, 1992

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Cover 15

Note from the publisher


   New World Order

   International ways with chicken
   Pie recipes

Original poems:
   Kyle Jarrard
   Cathleen Thomas
   Hal Meili
   John Silveira

Original drawing:
   Cindy Meyers


   Ron Pruitt

Book Reviews
   Gardening by Mail
   Small-Scale Pig Farming
   Successful Small-Scale Farming
   Rodale’s Book of Practical Formulas
   Basic Butchering of Livestock

Video reviews:
   Installing Doors and Windows

Product reviews:
   Sun-Mar composting toilet
   Trace inverter


Current events

  • Soviet nuclear weapons — what effect on our rights if terrorists get them


  • Foundations — from pole to slab
  • Make a colonial shoulder yoke
  • Build a shaving horse

Country life

  • Moving “back to the land” and making it work
  • Looking for love in rural places
  • Here’s a new way to remove a fish hook

Alternative energy

  • Marrying solar thermal and photovoltaics to create a hot water system
  • Midwest Renewable Energy Fair features solar house, electrics, dealers

Self sufficiency/Money/Guns

  • Walking that last mile with a loved one — a guide to caring for your dead
  • Four 1992 Preparedness Expos scheduled for 1992
  • Understanding ammunition will make your working guns more useful
  • Amateur radio — a sensible communication alternative for the self-reliant
  • New rules for ham radio license
  • Miles per gallon vs. miles per hour — things to consider when buying a car
  • Tips to make your car go 150,000 miles
  • Work at home as a paramedical examiner


  • Using your stockman’s eye to care for your livestock
  • Finding, growing and eating Asian mustards


  • Backwoods Home Magazine laboratory water test offer
  • The wolves of Mission: Wolf
  • National Health Care — will it work in the U.S.?

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