The Kaufmann Mercantile Guide: How to Split Wood, Shuck an Oyster, and Master Other Simple Pleasures
Many people know tips and tricks designed to make living in the real world a little bit easier, but no-one knows them all. This book, however, goes a long way to collecting all the handy tips into one place where they form a useful reference work and a handy book through which to browse.
The Kaufmann Mercantile Guide: How to Split Wood, Shuck an Oyster and Master Other Simple Pleasures written by Alexander Redgrave is a handy book that will teach the reader many of the useful tips that your grandma used when you were small. This book gives the reader the satisfaction of ‘Doing It Yourself’. Whether it is caring for cast iron, planting veggies with the seasons, how to brew the perfect cup of coffee or reading the sky, this book will give the reader the answers to make life easier.
Detailed information about The Kaufmann Mercantile Guide: How to Split Wood, Shuck an Oyster, and Master Other Simple Pleasures
As we might expect from a book sponsored by a retail company, most of the tips and tricks are accompanied by suggestions of products selected from the Kaufmann Mercantile store that will help to get the job done. According to the author and editor, this book began as an instruction manual to help the reader craft, grow and build while living in the everyday world. They discovered that every task has an art attached to it that calls for creativity and consideration of those around us and of the earth in general.
The tips and tricks and DIY instructions are categorized into sections to do with ‘Home’, ‘Kitchen’, ‘Garden’, ‘Outdoors’, ‘Grooming’ and other general tasks. This means that it will be relatively easy to find the instructions when a dilemma strikes. There are 228 pages in this lovely little hardcover so there will probably be something inside for everyone.
This is a lovely hardcover book jam-packed with tips and tricks to cope with both the modern and the traditional world
Lots of useful instructions for the person interested in ‘Doing It Yourself’
Comes as a Hardcover and as a Kindle version
There is nothing more satisfying than rolling up one’s sleeves, digging into a problem and getting messy while making mistakes and getting things right. DIY (in the original sense of Doing It Yourself) can be really rewarding and can give everyone extra self-confidence to help with living and working with other people. The reader will truly find inspiration to experiment, to ask questions, to create and to share their experiences.