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SHELTER
Shelters, Shacks, and Shanties: A Guide to Building Shelters in the Wilderness Hardcover Illustrated
by D. C. Beard

One of the founders of the Boy Scouts of America, Beard provides a hand-on guide for building a variety of habitable structures in the wilderness and other difficult environments. Practical, hands-on guide by one of the founders of the Boy Scouts of America contains a wealth of information and advice on how to build everything from a bark tee pee and tree-top house to a log cabin and beaver mat hut. Over 332 illustrations and clear, easy-to-follow text make this an invaluable book.

     

The Complete Survival Shelters Handbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Building Life-saving Structures for Every Climate and Wilderness Situation Illustrated
by Anthonio Akkermans

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 from a variety of elements, including 100 percent gathered items, a combination of natural and store-bought supplies and even durable construction materials.

The author offers helpful tips and techniques for mastering your shelter-building skills, as well as tutorials on how to make basic tools, bedding, mattresses and other items to increase shelter comfort. Packed with easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step photos, this all-encompassing primer teaches you how to construct a variety of lifesaving shelters.

     

POCKET FIELD GUIDE: Survival Tarp Shelters
by Creek Stewart

Canopy shelters represent an entire class of survival shelters. Although incredibly effective, they can also be a complete disaster without the proper knowledge. This field guide by Survival Instructor Creek Stewart teaches everything you need to know in order to master the art of canopy sheltering.

Learn 8 essential knots (with video tutorials), 9 universal tarp shelter configurations and 6 little known woodsman tricks. Any person who spends time in the woods will glean knowledge from this illustrated guide.

     

   
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