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Scurlock Pub Co; ISBN: 0960566600
208 pages, 8.5" X 11"
Step back in time and learn how to relive the
American frontier. First published in 1981, this bestseller is the standard against which
other frontier living history books are judged. Ten authors bring their expertise to the
subjects of The Philosophy of Buckskinning, How to Get Started, Rendezvous & Shoots
The Lodge, The Guns, The Clothing, Accoutrements & Equipment, The Skills, Women in
Buckskinning and The Crafts.
Scurlock Pub Co; ISBN: 0960566627
264 pages, 8.5" X 11"
More in-depth information on how to re-create
life on the American frontier. Techniques, patterns and instructions for everyday work and
living in the wilderness. Chapters include Why Buckskinners Create, Working with Leather,
18th Century Clothing, Horseback Travel, Design and Construction of Powder Horns,
Firemaking, Traveling Afoot & By Canoe, Making Camp Gear and Gun Tune-Up & Care.
Rev edition (September 1986)
Scurlock Pub Co; ISBN: 0960566651
240 pages, 8.5" X 11"
Solid buckskinning information written by the
most knowledgeable people in buckskinning. Subjects include Historic Guns & Today's
Makers, Quillworking, Trade Beads, 18th & l9th Century Cooking, The Hunting Pouch,
Beadworking, Techniques for Making Footwear and Period Shelters. Also includes a special
color section showing beadwork, quillwork, authentic frontier outfits and trade beads.
(June 1987) Scurlock Pub Co; ISBN: 0960566643
260 pages, 8.5" X 11"
Add to your knowledge and enhance your
buckskinning lifestyle and skills with chapters on Traditional Blacksmithing, Blankets in
Early America, From Raw Hides to Rawhide, Styles of the Southwest, Smoothbores on the
Frontier, Trade Silver, Backwoods Knives, Lighting the Primitive Camp and Historic Sites
(May 1989) Scurlock Pub Co; ISBN: 096056666X
260 pages, 8.5" X 11"
Continues the buckskinning series of practical
frontier living skills with chapters on Fur Trade Indian Dresses, Old-Time Music &
Instruments, Trade Goods for Rendezvous, Tipi Know-How, Engraving & Carving, Historic
Sites & Museums II, Games, Sports & Other Amusements and Pack Saddles &
Panniers. A special color section features the dress of fur trade Indian women and
(June 1992) Scurlock Pub Co; ISBN: 1880655012
226 pages, 8.5" X 11"
The sixth book in the buckskinning series
continues the tradition of first rate historical information and hands-on frontier craft
skills. Chapters include The Traditional Hunting Pouch, Horse Gear, East & West,
Making a Wooden Bow, American Powder Horns, Frontier Trail Foods, Old-Time Shooting
Matches, Period Trekking and Finger Weaving. Color section features horseback trips,
powder horns, hunting pouches and fingerwoven sashes.
(April 1995) Scurlock Pub Co; ISBN: 1880655055
260 pages, 8.5" X 11"
Buckskinning VII continues the tradition of
first-rate historical information and hands-on frontier craft skills. Chapters include
Clothing of the Rocky Mountain Trapper, 1820- 1840; Indian-influenced Woodsmen of the
Cane; Tools & Techniques of Bark Tanning; A Wardrobe for the Frontier Woman,
1780-1840; A Typical Day's Journey in Winter; Goods of the Trunk Maker & His Trade;
Art & Writing on the Frontier and Great Lakes & Eastern Woodlands Knife Sheaths.
Color section features original art and artifacts plus reproductions.
(December 1999) Scurlock Pub Co; ISBN:
257 pages, 8.5" X 11"
Buckskinning VIII Sound
historical research and clear, understandable instructions in the crafts
and skills of the American pioneers. Each chapter was written by an
experienced participant and is lavishly illustrated. Chapters include:
Gear of the Rocky Mountain Trapper, Beaver Hunting, Wing Shooting with a
Flintlock Shotgun, History of the Horse in the Fur Trade, 18th Century
Tatooing, The History & Trade Ledgers of Fort Hall, Independent Women of
America's Past, Beadwork in the American West before 1850, and The
Evolution of the Cocked Hat.
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