Paddle Your Own Cano

Paddle Your Own Canoe

Paddle Your Own Canoe

Parks and Recreation actor and Making It co-host Nick Offerman shares his humorous fulminations on life, manliness, meat, and much more in this New York Times bestseller. Growing a perfect moustache, grilling red meat, wooing a woman—who better to deliver this tutelage than the always charming, always manly Nick Offerman, best known as Parks and Recreation’s Ron Swanson? Combining his trademark comic voice and very real expertise in woodworking—he runs his own woodshop—Paddle Your Own Canoe features tales from Offerman’s childhood in small-town Minooka, Illinois—“I grew up literally in the middle of a cornfield”—to his theater days in Chicago, beginnings as a carpenter/actor and the hilarious and magnificent seduction of his now-wife Megan Mullally. It also offers hard-bitten battle strategies in the arenas of manliness, love, style, religion, woodworking, and outdoor recreation, among many other savory entrees. A mix of amusing anecdotes, opinionated lessons and rants, sprinkled with offbeat gaiety, Paddle Your Own Canoe will not only tickle readers pink but may also rouse them to put down their smart phones, study a few sycamore leaves, and maybe even hand craft (and paddle) their own canoes.

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Genre : Humor
Author : Nick Offerman
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2013-10-01
Total Pages : 352 Pages
ISBN : 9780698138322


Paddle Your Own Canoe

Paddle Your Own Canoe

The most comprehensive book ever written on canoeing technique... essential guide for recreational paddlers is packed with information. -- Bushwacker's Wilderness Journal 09/2003.

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Genre : Sports & Recreation
Author : Gary McGuffin
Publisher :
Release : 2003
Total Pages : 208 Pages
ISBN : 1550463772


Canoe Paddles

Canoe Paddles

This book combines practical woodworking technique with practical canoe use experience... [It] covers every single aspect of canoe paddle building. -- Sawdust and Shavings Despite the growing interest in making paddles and canoes, it can be difficult to find reliable information on that craft -- except for this book. First published more than a decade ago and having sold 35,000 copies, Canoe Paddles: A Complete Guide to Making Your Own is the ultimate modern guide to the traditional craft for both the how-to beginner and the skilled woodworker. In Canoe Paddles: A Complete Guide to Making Your Own, longtime canoeist and woodworker Graham Warren provides detailed information and guidance to make a canoe paddle that will be used with confidence and cherished for generations. The book is thoroughly illustrated with photographs, line drawings and plans with measurements for: How to make a paddle having a single blade, a bent shaft, or double blades How to protect a paddle with oil or varnish What to look for when test-driving a paddle How to decorate a paddle How to care for and repair a paddle. The authors include an appreciation of the evolution of the paddle plus a special chapter by renowned canoe-buuilding teacher David Gidmark which celebrates paddle-making in the native tradition.

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Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
Author : Graham Warren
Publisher : Willowdale, Ont. : Firefly Books
Release : 2001
Total Pages : 159 Pages
ISBN : 1552095258


Strong And Steady

Strong And Steady

Walter Conrad, the hero, is unexpectedly reduced from affluence to poverty, and compelled to fight his own way in life. Undaunted by misfortune, he makes up his mind to "paddle his own canoe," and, declining, the offers of friends, sets to work with a resolute will and persistent energy, which command success in the end.--Provided by author in preface.

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Genre : Boys
Author : Horatio Alger (Jr.)
Publisher :
Release : 1871
Total Pages : 362 Pages
ISBN : UOM:39015013761302


Paddling My Own Canoe

Paddling My Own Canoe

An Epic Memoir of an Intrepid Solo Adventurer, a Woman Who Lived by the Philosophy "Go Simple, Go Solo, Go Now"

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Audrey Sutherland
Publisher : Patagonia
Release : 2018-07
Total Pages : 176 Pages
ISBN : 1938340760


Paddle Your Own Kayak

Paddle Your Own Kayak

Paddle Your Own Canoe set a new standard for how-to-canoe books. In this companion title, Gary and Joanie McGuffin use the same model for the art of kayaking. The authors discuss the kayak's Inuit history, types of kayaking, recommended kayak sizes and shapes, and proper gear and clothing. They also offer expert, step-by-step instructions on all of the sport's essential techniques. Illustrated with more than 600 color photographs and illustrations, Paddle Your Own Kayak is designed for both seasoned and novice kayaker, offering guidance on: Balancing the body Strokes and maneuvers Paddling fundamentals Recoveries and rescues Carrying and launching Weather and water conditions techniques Staying centered Navigation methods. A special section on kayak camping provides good advice on what to look for in a destination, how to select a site, packing your kayak, setting up tents and shelters, meal preparation, water filtration, first aid and much more.

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Genre : Sports & Recreation
Author : Gary McGuffin
Publisher :
Release : 2012-03-15
Total Pages : 208 Pages
ISBN : 1770850120


Build Your Own Canoe

Build Your Own Canoe

Build Your Own Canoe is a comprehensive, clearly structured and uncomplicated manual that guides the reader through the various stages of constructing an inexpensive, lightweight and versatile plywood canoe. Topics covered include: design considerations; building and fitting out the basic hull; customizing the hull to suit yourself; repair and maintenance; advice on transportation, storage, camping and river access; safety and the maiden voyage and the history of the canoe.

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Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
Author : Dennis Davis
Publisher : Crowood
Release : 2011-10-18
Total Pages : 160 Pages
ISBN : 9781847973665


Gumption

Gumption

After the great success of his autobiography, Paddle Your Own Canoe, Offerman offers up another hilarious book focusing on the lives of those who inspire him. From George Washington to Willie Nelson, he describes 21 heroic figures and tells us exactly why they inspire him. Combining serious history with light-hearted humor, Offerman expounds upon his favourite topics, which readers love to hear about; topics such as religion, politics, woodworking and handcrafting, agriculture, creativity, philosophy, fashion and, of course, meat.

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Genre : History
Author : Nick Offerman
Publisher : Dutton Books
Release : 2016
Total Pages : 396 Pages
ISBN : 9780451473011


Paddle Your Own Canoe

Paddle Your Own Canoe

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author : ROBERT STEPHENSON SMYTH B BADEN-POWELL OF GILWELL
Publisher : Stevens Publishing Company
Release : 1995-09-01
Total Pages : 164 Pages
ISBN : 1885529287


Always Paddle Your Own Canoe

Always Paddle Your Own Canoe

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Genre : Chattanooga (Tenn.)
Author : Tom Williams
Publisher :
Release : 1994
Total Pages : 147 Pages
ISBN : OCLC:32338301