gift
Rocket Mass Heater Manual
will be released to subscribers in: soon!
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
permaculture forums growies critters building homesteading energy monies kitchen purity ungarbage community wilderness fiber arts art permaculture artisans regional education skip experiences global resources cider press projects digital market permies.com pie forums private forums all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
master stewards:
  • Anne Miller
  • Pearl Sutton
  • r ranson
stewards:
  • Leigh Tate
  • paul wheaton
  • Nicole Alderman
master gardeners:
  • Carla Burke
  • Beau Davidson
  • Jay Angler
  • John F Dean
  • Nancy Reading
gardeners:
  • thomas rubino
  • Casie Becker
  • Mike Barkley

1881 household encyclopedia ... some very useful info

 
gardener & hugelmaster
Posts: 3227
Location: Gulf of Mexico cajun zone 8
1516
cattle hugelkultur cat dog trees hunting chicken bee woodworking homestead ungarbage
  • Likes 17
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Thought I should share this gem of a reference book.

I wouldn't recommend the old way of making ice.

Beekeeping has changed considerably too.

Sometimes though ... especially for permie type folks ... the old ways are the best.

Enjoy.
Filename: 1881_Household_Cyclopedia.pdf
Description: 1881 household encyclopedia
File size: 15 megabytes
 
Mike Barkley
gardener & hugelmaster
Posts: 3227
Location: Gulf of Mexico cajun zone 8
1516
cattle hugelkultur cat dog trees hunting chicken bee woodworking homestead ungarbage
  • Likes 4
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Happy New Year!!!
 
master gardener
Posts: 4263
Location: southern Illinois, USA
1386
goat cat dog chicken composting toilet food preservation pig bee solar wood heat homestead
  • Likes 3
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Old books are one of my primary targets when I go junk stores.   Of course, just because an older book makes a claim doesn't mean it is factual. I have found numerous tonics with mercury as an ingredient.  Maybe they work, but I'm not trying them.
 
author & steward
Posts: 3155
Location: Southeastern U.S. - Zone 7b
1690
2
goat cat forest garden foraging chicken food preservation medical herbs writing solar wood heat homestead
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
I didn't know this download was here; thanks Mike!
 
pollinator
Posts: 247
Location: South Central PA
68
cat fungi urban
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Thank you! This is a great resource
 
pollinator
Posts: 2441
Location: Canadian Prairies - Zone 3b
612
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Remarkable! This will prove an interesting read. Thanks!
 
Posts: 221
30
  • Likes 1
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
https://www.amazon.com/Dicks-Encyclopedia-Practical-Receipts-Processes/dp/030810157X

The most educational book I've ever possessed.

Excellent file thank you very much!

The problem with these things is English has drifted so far,
What in the name of Jupiter is "corrosive sublimate" and can I get it at Amazon!!
 
You guys wanna see my fabulous new place? Or do you wanna look at this tiny ad?
Our perennial nursery has sprouted!
https://permies.com/t/174246
reply
    Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic