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Foxfire 6 (The Foxfire Series #6)
Volume 6 of the Foxfire seriescovers shoemaking, 100 toys and games, gourdbanjos and song bows, wooden locks, a water-poweredsawmill, and other fascinating topics. ...more
Paperback, 512 pages
Published August 26th 1980 by Anchor
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A Great Series on how on people use to do thing when they were mostly self sufficient, and not store dependent different volumes cover everything from snake handling. to log cabin building to planting by the seasons, a must for DIY'ers and survivalists. Check out amazon.com for individual contents.
Oct 13, 2009 James rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Anyone
Another in an ongoing series of great books capturing many aspects of rural Appalachian life in past generations; as well as painting a portrait of a vanishing culture, it covers concrete information on how to do lots of things both practical and fun.
Eliot Wigginton (born Brooks Eliot Wigginton) is an American oral historian, folklorist, writer and former educator. He was most widely known for developing the Foxfire Project, a writing project that led to a magazine and the series of best-selling Foxfire books, twelve volumes in all. These were based on articles by high school students from Rabun County, Georgia. In 1986 he was named "Georgia T ...moreMore about Eliot Wigginton...
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