Crafts and Skills

Crafts and Skills

These are Shell Book titles in English relating to crafts.


A Bottle-top Fish Scaler
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This is a very simple way of making a tool to scrape the scales off a fish before cooking. It just needs a piece of wood and some bottle tops.

Smoking Fish
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Fish can be preserved for a few days by smoking it. It can then be eaten at home or sold in the market.

A Useful Fly Trap
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How to make a fly trap for the home from two plastic bottles.

Preserving Food in Hot Climates
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Two simple methods of keeping food cool and so prolonging its safe life.

Preserve your Food by Drying
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A tent drier can be used to dry fruit and vegetables in the heat of the sun.

Making Jam
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A general method of making jam from fruit with a recipe for melon and pineapple jam.

First Steps in Knitting
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The first part of this book describes simple knitting methods. More difficult stitches are described at the end of the book.

Protection from Lightning
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Advice on how to protect buildings from lightning strikes.