內容簡介 A Sourcebook For Bored Kids And Adults Alike This deluxe reprint Legacy Edition of "Uncle Dan" Beard's Field And Forest Handy Book is sure to fill the heads of any avid outdoorsperson, camper, or scout with its many ideas Despite being almost a century old, Uncle Dan's fun projects are sure to kill boredom and really put 21st-century campers and nature lovers to the test This book includes a bunch of fun ideas that at first glance may look a bit strange, but are certain to provide hours of fun for both kids and adults alike Beard richly described and illustrated his activities in this book, including kites and other flying machines, kite making, making an herbarium and pressing flowers, making birdhouses, making an aquarium, building carts, making rafts, making clothes for the outdoors, making shelters and huts, woodcraft and axemanship, cooking with fire and firemaking, tying packs on horses and dogs, log cabin building, building igloos and snow shelters, snowshoeing, and making toboggans and sleds.A part of Dan Beard's outdoors handy-book collection from the early 1900s, with each book filled with excellent unique ideas, some of which people today have never tried This book makes a perfect gift for campers, hikers, bushcrafters, outdoorsmen, folks who enjoy the forest and the open air, scouts, and scout leaders. A part of the Library of American Outdoors Classics: Volume 8This Doublebit Legacy Edition reprint of The Field And Forest Handy Book is professionally restored and presented from the original source with the highest degree of fidelity possible. Readers can enjoy this Legacy Edition for generations to come and learn from its timeless knowledge. About the Doublebit Press Library of American Outdoors ClassicsSometimes we need to remember our history to move forward. Sometimes, remembering our heritage is just fun or inspirational. With technology playing a major role in everyday life, sometimes we need to take a step back in time to find those basic building blocks used for gaining mastery - the things that we have luckily not completely lost and has been recorded in books over the last two centuries. These skills aren't forgotten, they've just been shelved. It's time to unshelve them once again and reclaim the lost knowledge of self-sufficiency As a part of the Doublebit Press Library of American Outdoors Classics, this unabridged Legacy Edition volume is reprinted in the exact form as it was presented in the original publication. Both important and minor details have equally both been accounted for by our publishing staff, down to the cover, font, layout, and images. It is the goal of Doublebit Legacy Edition series to preserve outdoors heritage, but also be cherished as collectible pieces, worthy of collection in any outdoorsperson's library and that can be passed to future generations.