Crabby and dear daughter Skills:
Animal care, gardening, herbal lore, midwifery, rough carpentry, nursing, canning, drying food, nutrition, butchering animals, hatching birds and raising them, teaching, music, sewing, knitting, crochet, weaving, quilting, painting. Animals
5 does, 1 buck (dairy goats, my buck is an Alpine)
4 Great Pyrenees LGDs
Trio of geese
Trio of turkeys
6 chicken hens and 2 roosters
Trio of guineas
Trio of ducks
Pair of piglets?
The goats can walk, as can the dogs. The birds will have to go in crates.
For the animals, I'll need some buckets and feed pans. About 400# of grains for animals.
My wagon will be pulled by a pair of oxen. Kitchen:
Wonder Jr Grain Mill
Big Berkey water filter and extra candles.
Cast iron meat grinder
Cast iron spider, cast iron dutch oven on legs with flat lid for baking, cast iron pot (5 gallons) for washing and making soap or whatever you need a big pot for. (I don’t own these, but hope to.) I do have several large cast iron skillets.
6 tin plates, 6 spoons, 6 forks, 6 knives, 6 tin cups
Set of nesting stainless steel pots with lids
Large metal bowl for making bread.
Cast iron bread pans, 4.
Long handled metal spoon, spatula, tongs, ladle.
Set of kitchen knives and sharpener.
Folding table and 2 folding chairs.
All American Pressure canner
Extra lids, rings and jars.
Stainless steel coffee pot
Stainless steel kettle Food:
Dried veggies and fruits
Water Health Sanitation:
5 pounds activated charcoal
assortment of herbs
Several large bottles of benedryl, Tylenol, aspirin, motrin, multi vitamins, vitamin c, vitamin d, etc.
Several gallon jugs of cod liver oil.
Collection of fish antibiotics
First aid trunk (not going to list contents, but it is large and comprehensive.)
Soap, alcohol, betadine, vinegar, turpentine.
Cayenne pepper. Laundry
Two galvanized tin washtubs, scrub board and hand operated wringer. Gardening:
Shovel, hoe head, rake head, plow head.
Seeds. (Including fruit tree seeds.) Clothing:
In a chest, 2 pairs sturdy shoes each and 2 pairs stout boots each. Extra soles and shoe nails and leather working tools.
Socks, 12 pair each. 6 pair cotton and 6 pair wool.
6 skirts each, 3 gingham or muslin and 3 wool
6 shirtwaists each, 3 summer and 3 winter
1 light coat and 1 heavy coat each
2 warm shawls each
1 raincoat each (oil cloth)
2 warm sweaters each
2 good sunbonnets each
1 good Sunday hat each
12 pairs long legged underdrawers each
2 sets wool longjohns each
6 sturdy bras each (I ain't wearing no corsets and that's that!)
2 summer and 2 winter petticoats each
2 linen nightgowns and 2 wool nightgowns each
2 night caps each
2 pairs wool mittens each
2 pairs work gloves each
2 pairs mens denim overalls each (cause sometimes a skirt just ain't gonna do)
Several bolts of material. Thread, yarn, buttons, pins, needles. Tools:
Treadle sewing machine (I have a nice one and it will be really good to have.)
Ax, hammers, hand saws, files, planes, splitting wedge, drill brace and bits, chisels, screwdrivers, cat’s claw, crow bar, pliers, bolt cutters,
Metal stove pipe for the clay stove I’m making when I get “there”. Iron griddle for the top of my stove.
Screws, nails, nuts and bolts and washers.
Rope. Lots of rope.
Tie wire, different gauges. Lighting:
6 lanterns, 6 Aladdins, extra wicks, mantles, chimneys and lamp oil. 50 pounds candle wax. Wick thread. Shelter:
Tarps, (I need a tent, maybe a canvas wall tent)
All my warm blankets and quilts.
Canvas ground cloth
2 folding cots Protection and hunting:
12 gauge shotgun
22 lr rifle
.303 British Enfield rifle
.22 lr hand gun
.38 special snub nose revolver
Ammo for above and reloading supplies and equipment. Books:
Bible, song books, concordance, Bible dictionary, as many of my extensive collection of how too books as possible.
Edited by CrabGrassAcres, 27 October 2009 - 09:58 PM.