About Blowguns and Bouncing Pigs: Traditional Toymaking
The Foxfire Americana Library takes you back to the good ol’ days with a collection of simple, classic toys that can be made at home. Complete with illustrated step-by-step instructions, “Blowguns and Bouncing Pigs” includes advice on how to make:
Ball and Cups Blowguns Bouncing Pigs Bows and Arrows Bubble Blowers Bull Grinders Buttons on a String Climbing Bears Corn Guns Cornstalk Animals Cornstalk Fiddle Apple-head Dolls Cucumber Dolls Fluttermills Fly Guns Hoops Jumping Jacks Kicking Mules Limberjacks Pop Guns Puzzles Rattletraps Rolling Clowns Sling Shots Smoke Grinders Squirt Guns Stick Horses Stilts Grapevine Swings Rope Swings Tops or Dancers Whimmy Diddles or Jeep Sticks Hollow Whistles Split Whistles Whittled Animals
Foxfire has brought the philosophy of simple living to hundreds of thousands of readers, teaching creative self-sufficiency and preserving the stories, crafts, and customs of Appalachia. Inspiring and practical, this classic series has become an American institution. In July 2016, Vintage Shorts celebrates Foxfire’s 50th Anniversary.
The Foxfire Fund is a non-profit organization that has been preserving and fostering Appalachian culture through their bestselling series of anthologies, starting with The Foxfire Book in the early 1970s. The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center is located in Mountain City, Georgia. www.foxfire.org.
Ebook | $0.99
Published by Anchor Sep 06, 2011| 120 Pages| ISBN 9780307948250