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By Daniel Carter Beard

This can be our fourth "handy publication" by way of Dan Beard, the founding father of the yankee Scouting stream, who believed that having boys construct issues with their fingers was once not just a detriment to creating mischief, but in addition the root for development nice lives. during this trust, Beard was once indefatigable, and each Scout worthy his benefit badge was once anticipated to learn his vintage tract on camp-lore and woodcraft, which incorporated directions on tips to construct a very good fireplace, cook dinner venison, organize for a camping out journey, and use an awl and a observed.

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No will use 4 a bank for a When everything is covered with snow may back (Fig. 56) but on smoulder for a week and then one but an arrant, thoughtless, selfish Cheechako a live growing tree against which to build a fire. CAMP-LORE AND WOODCRAFT 50 A real woodcraft knows that a fire can ruin in a few minutes a mighty forest tree that God himself cannot replace inside of from forty to one hundred years. While we are talking of building fires in the snow, it may be well to remark that an uninhabitable and inaccessible swamp summer is often the best of camping places in The water freezes and falls lower and lower, in the the winter time.

In length, cut a for the support or ground about 6 notch ft. apart. a log wall for the making two shorter logs in the rear of back to key each near the top. into, drive the stakes into the Place three logs one on the other, fire-place. Next take back of your and use them for fire-dogs, and on these lay another log and the arrangement will be complete. A fire of this kind will burn during the longest night and if skillfully made will cause little trouble. The fire is fed by placing fuel between the front log and the fire-back.

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