Who else lies awake at night wondering how to treat bites and rashes with everyday herbs, or how to yoke and hitch an ox team just in case we need to become self-sustaining farmers? Just me? Well, you can learn these tricks (and many, many more) in Storey's Curious Compendium of Practical and Obscure Skills
. From everyday know-how (like how to fix a leaky pipe, carve a turkey, and split wood) to tricks you might never have to use (how to catch and bathe a chicken, make a medical infusion, or read a rabbit's body language), this intriguing book is perfect for know-it-alls and anyone else who likes to be prepared. Armed with "214 things you can actually learn how to do,"
you'll be ready for whatever life throws at you! (SM)