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Creative and Practical ~ Books by Sue Robishaw and Steve Schmeck

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Growing Berries for Food and Fun

Make Your Own Treadle Lathe

Make Your Own Wooden Flute

Homesteading Adventures

Frost Dancing

Moving with the Music

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Growing Berries for Food and Fun
by Sue Robishaw
Strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, grapes--discover ways to grow your own to enjoy delicious ripe fruit even in the north!

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Make Your Own Treadle Lathe, Second Edition
by Steve Schmeck
A practical, step by step guide to building a foot-powered lathe for light duty wood turning. Updated and expanded, paperback available in a full color edition. 

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Make Your Own Wooden Flute
by Steve Schmeck
Generously illustrated with easy to follow instructions for making a "simple" flute of wood using commonly available or shop-made tools.

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Homesteading Adventures,     
a Guide for Doers and Dreamers 
        by Sue Robishaw with Steve Schmeck
From gardening to building, solar oven to solar electricity, and so much more -- from our First 20 years on the homestead. 

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Frost Dancing - Tips from a Northern Gardener 
 by Sue Robishaw
Revised and updated, this straightforward eBook is packed with more than 240 tips and ideas for gardeners, many specifically for short-season growers.

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Moving with the Music    
         a novella by Sue Robishaw
Here she was, in the city, in a place that needed more than a little cleaning. The laughter, the music, the intense caring, that was all gone -- or was it?

    Welcome to our world of words, ideas, imagination and practical experience. Written and published by Steve and/or Sue our books are an extension of our lives, just a little different, but interesting and fun.
     All are created in an alternative energy and sustainable environment at our homestead in the northwoods. They are books you can feel good about. We do!
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     Questions? Click on CONTACT to see how to get in touch with us. We appreciate your interest in our writing and our books!    Sue Robishaw and Steve Schmeck.

"We really only live by our fantasies when we give free rein to them." -- Andre Breton

Updated 02/13/2022