How to Split Wood, Shuck an Oyster and Master Other Simple Pleasures


This comprehensive field guide shares expertise on a huge range of topics, from frying an egg, tying a tie, or brewing coffee to things the inner utilitarian in all of us aspires to do, like splitting wood, building a fire, growing our own food, or making our own soap. Forty-eight how-to’s are organized into five sections: Kitchen, Outdoors, Home, Garden, and Grooming. Written in clear detail and extensively illustrated, this tome teaches us what we ought to know how to do, as well as many practices we’d like to. Supplemental sidebars feature the best ‘Tools of the Trade’ to get the job done right. This book is a must-have reference for living well in the twenty-first century.

About Kaufmann Mercantile
Sebastian Kaufmann is CEO and founder of the New York-based online retailer, Kaufmann Mercantile. The company's dedication to sourcing and selling ethically-made and hand-picked items carries across in its careful consideration and selection criteria, as well as its commitment to telling the stories of those who made them.

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