How to Split Wood, Shuck an Oyster, and Master Other Simple Pleasures

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The inspiration you need to master a tasks using your own two hands. 

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  • Story

    A trusty companion for the slow and thoughtful home and the inner utilitarian in us all, The Kaufmann Mercantile Guide: How to Split Wood, Shuck an Oyster and Master Other Simple Pleasures allows you to experience the singular satisfaction of doing it yourself. Each project, whether caring for cast iron or planting with the seasons, is supplemented with expert tips to inspire and empower. Organized into five sections-Kitchen, Outdoors, Home, Gardening, and Grooming-the comprehensive guide features detailed instructions and original artwork for tasks both simple, such as brewing the perfect cup of coffee, and exploratory, such as fording a stream and reading the sky. Accompanying the how-tos are tried-and-true products selected from the Kaufmann Mercantile store that not only help one get the job done but are also a joy to use.

  • Author

    Sebastian Kaufmann is CEO and founder of the New York-based online retailer, Kaufmann Mercantile. Originally conceived as a blog, Sebastian's strategic vision has led the company's growth to a full-scale e-commerce brand, offering the finest made products from over 300 of the world's best manufacturers in more than 20 countries. The company's dedication to sourcing and selling ethically-made and hand-picked items carries across in its careful consideration and selection criteria, as well as its commitment to telling the stories of those who made them.Prior to founding Kaufmann Mercantile, Sebastian co-founded music video and commercial film production company Draw Pictures, where he helmed the company as CEO. In addition, he founded feature film development company Six Neighborhood Films in 200

  • Details

    - Format: Hardcover
    - Dimensions: 228 pages, 8.75 x 7.25 x .75"
    - Published by: Princeton Architechtural Press

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