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I. WHERE TO FIND MOUNTAIN GOOSE. HOW TO PICK AND USE ITS FEATHERS

II. THE HALF-CAVE SHELTER

III. HOW TO MAKE THE FALLEN-TREE SHELTER AND THE SCOUT-MASTER

IV. HOW TO MAKE THE ADIRONDACK, THE WICK-UP, THE BARK TEEPEE, THE PIONEER, AND THE SCOUT 

V. HOW TO MAKE BEAVER-MAT HUTS, OR FAGOT SHACKS, WITHOUT INJURY TO THE TREES 

VI. INDIAN SHACKS AND SHELTERS

VII. BIRCH BARK OR TAR PAPER SHACK

VIII. INDIAN COMMUNAL HOUSES

IX. BARK AND TAR PAPER

X. A SAWED-LUMBER SHANTY

XI. A SOD HOUSE FOR THE LAWN

XII. HOW TO BUILD ELEVATED SHACKS, SHANTIES, AND SHELTERS

XIII. THE BOG KEN .

XIV. OVER-WATER CAMPS

XV. SIGNAL-TOWER, GAME LOOKOUT, AND RUSTIC OBSERVATORY 

XVI. TREE-TOP HOUSES 

XVII. CACHES

XVIII. How To USE AN AXE 

XIX. HOW TO SPLIT LOGS, MAKE SHAKES, SPLITS, OR CLAPBOARDS. HOW TO CHOP A LOG IN HALF. HOW TO FLATTEN A LOG. ALSO SOME DON'TS 

XX. AXE-MEN'S CAMPS

XXI. RAILROAD-TIE SHACKS, BARREL SHACKS AND CHIMEHUEVIS

XXII. THE BARABARA 

XXIII. THE NAVAJO HOGAN, HORNADAY DUG-OUT, AND SOD HOUSE 

XXIV. HOW TO BUILD AN AMERICAN BOY'S HOGAN 

XXV. HOW TO CUT AND NOTCH LOGS 

XXVI. NOTCHED LOG LADDERS 

XXVII. A POLE HOUSE. How To USE A CROSS-CUT SAW AND A FROE 

XXVIII. LOG-ROLLING AND OTHER BUILDING STUNTS 

XXIX. THE ADIRONDACK OPEN LOG CAMP AND A ONE-ROOM CABIN 

XXX. THE NORTHLAND TILT AND INDIAN LOG TENT 

XXXI. HOW TO BUILD THE RED JACKET, THE NEW BRUNSWICK, AND THE CHRISTOPHER GIST 

XXXII. CABIN DOORS AND DOOR-LATCHES, THUMB-LATCHES AND FOOT LATCHES AND HOW TO MAKE THEM

XXXIII. SECRET LOCKS 

XXXIV. HOW TO MAKE THE BOW-ARROW CABIN DOOR AND LATCH AND THE DEMING TWIN BOLTS, HALL, AND BILLY 

XXXV. THE AURES LOCK LATCH 

XXXVI. THE AMERICAN LOG CABIN 

XXXVII. A HUNTER'S OR FISHERMAN'S CABIN 

XXXVIII. HOW TO MAKE A WYOMING OLEBO, A HOKO RIVER OLEBO, A SHAKE CABIN, A CANADIAN MOSSBACK, AND A TWO-PEN OR SOUTHERN SADDLE-BAG HOUSE

XXXIX. NATIVE NAMES FOR THE PARTS OF A KANUCK LOG CABIN, AND HOW TO BUILD ONE

XL. HOW TO MAKE A POLE HOUSE AND HOW TO MAKE A UNIQUE BUT THOROUGHLY AMERICAN TOTEM LOG HOUSE

XLI. HOW TO BUILD A SUSITNA LOG CABIN AND HOW TO CUT TREES FOR THE END PLATES

XLII. HOW TO MAKE A FIREPLACE AND CHIMNEY FOR A SIMPLE LOG CABIN

XLIII. HEARTHSTONES AND FIREPLACES 

XLIV. MORE HEARTHS AND FIREPLACES

XLV. FIREPLACES AND THE ART OF TENDING THE FIRE 

XLVI. THE BUILDING OF THE LOG HOUSE

XLVII. HOW TO LAY A TAR PAPERS BIRCH BARKS OR PATENT ROOFING 

XLVIII. HOW TO MAKE A CONCEALED LOG CABIN INSIDE OF A MODERN HOUSE 

XLIX. HOW TO BUILD APPROPRIATE GATEWAYS FOR GROUNDS ENCLOSING LOG HOUSES, GAME PRESERVES RANCHES, BIG COUNTRY ESTATES, AND LAST BUT NOT LEAST BOY SCOUTS' CAMP GROUNDS 

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