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Hunt, W. Ben (Walter Ben) 1888-1970

Overview
Works: 47 works in 297 publications in 1 language and 8,758 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Juvenile works  Designs and plans  Patterns 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works about W. Ben Hunt
 
Most widely held works by W. Ben Hunt
American Indian beadwork by W. Ben Hunt( Book )

27 editions published between 1951 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last 14 pages of this 63-page book are color plates of designs. The 14 pages preceding those are b&w pictures of beaded items collected by and apparently made by the authors. The first few pages of the book contain excellent diagrams and b&w photos showing exactly how to make the various items. This includes making and using looms and displaying how to transfer patterns onto buckskin or fabric, how to stretch the base material and to applique the rosettes onto the base material
Indian silversmithing by W. Ben Hunt( Book )

29 editions published between 1952 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 751 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete how-to book of Indiancraft by W. Ben Hunt( Book )

10 editions published between 1973 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... readable, easy-to-follow text and hand-drawn diagrams show how to use actual techniques and designs developed and perfected by the Indians."--Back cover
The golden book of Indian crafts and lore by W. Ben Hunt( Book )

20 editions published between 1954 and 1968 in English and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete directions for all projects including dances, costumes, bead-work
The complete book of Indian crafts and lore by W. Ben Hunt( Book )

18 editions published between 1954 and 1985 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses Indian life and customs, and provides instructions for doing dances and making war bonnets, headdresses, and other articles of Indian costume and adornment
How to build and furnish a log cabin; the easy-natural way using only hand tools and the woods around you by W. Ben Hunt( Book )

9 editions published between 1939 and 1977 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author discusses the cabin and its site, logs and materials needed, tools, foundations and fireplaces, walls, etc. Special sections on rustic furniture
The golden book of crafts and hobbies by W. Ben Hunt( Book )

11 editions published between 1954 and 1972 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben Hunt's Big book of whittling by W. Ben Hunt( Book )

12 editions published between 1944 and 1977 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indian and camp handicraft by W. Ben Hunt( Book )

6 editions published between 1938 and 1945 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book presents thirty projects which ... will interest both young and old."--page 7
Ben Hunt's Whittling book by W. Ben Hunt( Book )

9 editions published between 1944 and 1948 in English and Undetermined and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indiancraft by W. Ben Hunt( Book )

2 editions published between 1942 and 1945 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

101 alphabets by W. Ben Hunt( Book )

7 editions published between 1954 and 1958 in English and Undetermined and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Let's whittle by W. Ben Hunt( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whittling with Ben Hunt by W. Ben Hunt( Book )

6 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American Indian survival skills by W. Ben Hunt( Book )

2 editions published between 1973 and 1991 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben Hunt's Big Indiancraft book by W. Ben Hunt( Book )

4 editions published between 1942 and 1969 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary carving and whittling by W. Ben Hunt( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in Undetermined and English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Step by step instructions with illustrations will teach you have to carve and whittle anything
Rustic construction : making furniture, fixtures and outdoor structures using bark, branches, and slab lumber by W. Ben Hunt( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book offers clear and precise instructions for making attractive 'lodge look' renditions of furniture, lamps, shelves, and other interior fixtures using slab lumber and objects found in nature. Outdoor projects include birdhouses, fences, gates, arbors, road signs, wayside stands--even bridges."--Back cover
Rustic construction by W. Ben Hunt( Book )

6 editions published between 1939 and 1950 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Native American survival skills by W. Ben Hunt( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides step-by-step instructions and dimensions for making Plains Indian shields, box traps, snowshoes, and other Native American survival tools and equipment; and includes approximately one hundred illustrations
 
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The complete how-to book of Indiancraft
Alternative Names
Ben Hunt, W. 1888-1970

Ben Hunt, Walter 1888-1970

Hunt, Ben 1888-1970

Hunt, W. Ben.

Hunt, W. Ben 1888-1970

Hunt, Walter Ben 1888-1970

Hunt, Walter Bernard 1888-1970

W. Ben Hunt American artist

W. Ben Hunt Amerikaans kunstenaar (1888-1970)

Languages
English (180)

Covers
The complete how-to book of IndiancraftHow to build and furnish a log cabin; the easy-natural way using only hand tools and the woods around youRustic construction : making furniture, fixtures and outdoor structures using bark, branches, and slab lumberNative American survival skills