Navigating by the stars / thatching / charcoal burning / maze laying / making candles / making besom brooms / making cider / blacksmithing / haymaking / using herbal remedies.
Lost Crafts is an attractive and engaging introduction to a range of traditional and sustainable crafts, activities and pastimes.
Around 100 traditional pursuits are described and illustrated, from whittling to spinning, beekeeping to dry-stone walling, lace-making to trout guddling.
Whether seeking instruction or inspiration, interested in social history or simply curling up in an armchair and daydreaming, the reader will find Lost Crafts to be a fascinating treasury of pastimes from a bygone age.
And, as awareness grows of our environmental footprints, these sustainable pursuits are increasingly relevant to the modern world.