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THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO BUILDING PROTECTION FROM THE ELEMENTS FOR BEGINNERS AND EXPERIENCED OUTDOOR ENTHUSIASTS ALIKE

You can survive a couple of weeks without food and a few days without water, but in some cases, you would be lucky to survive one night without shelter.

With structures ideally suited for any weather condition, this book presents emergency shelter designs built
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Paperback, 144 pages
Published November 10th 2015 by Ulysses Press
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Rena Sherwood
I once was homeless for just over five years. Most of that time was spent in a structure my boyfriend and I made called a "bender" because you had to bend live young tree trunks to make the frame of the dwelling. I picked this book up as a reference for a book I'm trying to write and am not going to use. Why? When I came to the bender-like structure Akkermans describes making, I blinked.

The dwelling he describes would blow away on the first stiff wind. (The frame poles are not braced with rocks.
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excellent. I particularly like that he mentions several details you don't commonly see mentioned in survival guides, good advice that you might not think of right away but that will serve you well.
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