The Backyard Homestead Book of Building Projects

Spike Carlsen (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$24.95  $22.95
Publisher
Storey Publishing
Publish Date
March 25, 2014
Pages
287
Dimensions
8.4 X 0.8 X 10.7 inches | 1.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781612120850
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About the Author

Spike Carlsen is the author of seven books, including A Splintered History of Wood: Belt Sander Races, Blind Woodworkers and Baseball Bats, which was selected as a NPR Best Book of the Year for Gift Giving. He is former Executive Editor of Family Handyman magazine and has written articles for The Minneapolis Star Tribune, Men's Health, MAKE, Fine Homebuilding, Mother Earth News and other publications. He has made appearances on Modern Marvels, the CBS Early Show, Cabin Living, The Weekend Today Show, HGTV's 25 Biggest Renovating Mistakes and many other national radio and television shows. Spike is an avid cyclist and woodworker. He and his wife Kat live in Stillwater, Minnesota in close proximity to their 5 kids and 9 granddaughters. Visit him at spikecarlsen.com.

Reviews

"Whether you are raising livestock or just a small bed of herbs, there are plenty of useful projects in this collection. ...This well-balanced book fits very nicely into the series, and the projects are accessible to homesteaders of all levels. A great purchase."


"Master carpenter Spike Carlsen shares 76 plans for making a self-sufficient life easier and better organized."