Indian Handicrafts
How to Craft Dozens of Practical Objects
Using Traditional Indian Techniques

by C. Keith Wilbur
Part Number: BOOK-IH
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How to craft dozens of practical objects using traditional Indian techniques. Soft cover, 8-1/2 x 11", with 144 pages, line drawings.

The Table of Contents includes the following:
  • Foreword
  • Atlatl - A Throwing Stick
    • Atlatal Construction
    • Atlatal Making Today
    • Atlatl Dart
  • Bows
    • Crafting Today's Bow
  • Arrows
    • Probable Arrow Making of the Late Archaic Culture
    • Reproducing the Arrow
    • Archery Form
    • Arrow Points
    • Reproducing the Arrow Point
    • Arrow Points of Other Materials
    • Lashing Arrow Points
  • Decoys
    • Reproducing the Duck Decoy
    • Goose Decoy
  • Snare
    • Reproducing the "Figure 4"
  • Fish Spears
    • Reproducing the Bone Fish Spear
    • Iron Fish Spears
  • Purse Net
    • Reproducing the Purse Net
  • The Wigwam
    • The Roundhouse
    • The Longhouse
    • Reconstructing the Wigwam Frame
    • Covering the Frame
  • Dugout Canoes
    • Reproducing the Dugout
    • Paddles
  • Trade Shirt
  • Finger-woven Belt
    • Reproducing the Woven Belt
    • Braiding Patterns
  • Snakesking Belt
  • Algonquian Footwear
    • Moccasin Decoration
    • Natural Dyes
  • Lacings
    • Lacings from Plants
    • Root Lacings
    • Thread and Cordage
  • Bark Containers
    • Notes on Crafting White-Birch Containers
    • Container Patterns
  • Carved Utensils
    • Reproducing the Burl Bowl
    • Hardwood Bowl
    • Burl Noggin
    • Drinking Cup
    • Spoon
    • Ladle
    • Scoop
  • Metal Spoons
    • Reproducing Spoons
    • Annealing
  • Gourd Containers
  • Pottery
    • Clay Sources and Qualities
    • Preparation
    • Making the Pot
  • Indian Garden
    • Plotting the Garden Plot
    • After the Harvest
    • Simple Indian Cooking
  • Maple Sugaring
    • Making Maple Syrup and Sugar Today
  • Fire by Friction
    • Reproducing the Rubbing Stick
    • Strike-a-Light
    • Tinder Horn
    • Strike-a-Light Pouch
  • Knives
    • Reproducing the Knife
    • Knife Sheaths
    • Crooked Knife
  • False-Face Mask - Iroquois
  • Indian Broom
  • Mortars and Pestles
  • Snowshoes
    • Reconstructing the Snowshoe
    • Steaming the Wood
  • King Philip's "Tomahawk"
    • Stolen!
  • Children's Toys
    • Cattail Duck
    • Cattail Doll
    • Cornhusk Doll
    • Toy Ax
    • Ceramic Doll
  • Games
    • Dice Game
    • Pin Game
    • Snow Snake
  • Soapstone Pipes
    • Prehistoric Pipe Making
    • Reproducing a Bowl Pipe
  • Pump Drill
    • Making a No-Frills Pump Drill
  • Ornaments
    • Drilled Beads
    • Reproducing Drilled Beads
    • Copper Beads
    • Crafting Rolled Beads
    • Pendants
    • Other Decorations


ISBN: 0-7627-0661-9
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