Lost Crafts

Lost Crafts

Rediscovering Traditional Skills

Book - 2008
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This charming new book is an engaging introduction to a range of traditional crafts and activities. One hundred skills are described and illustrated, from trout-guddling to lacemaking, beekeeping to drystone walling. Whether wanting to learn a new craft, explore social history or reminisce about pastimes from a bygone age, readers of all ages will lose themselves in LOST CRAFTS. And with more of us choosing green and ethical lifestyles, there has never been a better time to rediscover these sustainable pursuits.
Publisher: London : Chambers, ©2008
ISBN: 9780550104724
Branch Call Number: 680 MCG 2008
Characteristics: viii, 376 pages : illustrations (chiefly col.) ; 19 cm


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Aug 11, 2009

Great book - more of an overview of what the traditional skills are rather than a means of actually learning the skills though.

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