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The illustrated art of manliness : the essential how-to guide : survival, chivalry, self-defense, style, car repair, and more!

Author: Brett McKay
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"An indispensable, hands-on guide dedicated to the lost art of being a man, The Illustrated Art of Manliness distills more than 100 practical skills every modern man needs to know into an entertaining, easy-to-follow visual format. Founder of The Art of Manliness Brett McKay and bestselling illustrator Ted Slampyak write brilliantly illustrated articles to help men be the best fathers, brothers, sons, and men they
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Genre/Form: Life skills guides
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brett McKay
ISBN: 9780316362658 0316362654
OCLC Number: 987266621
Description: 271 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 19 cm
Contents: The adventurer : Fell a tree ; Split firewood ; Start a fire without matches ; Build a roaring campfire ; Survive falling through ice ; Survive a bear attack ; Make a torch like Indiana Jones ; Jump from a speeding car ; Escape a sinking car ; Jump from a bridge into water ; Find water in the wild ; Land a plane ; Survive a plane crash ; Use your cell phone as a survival tool ; Paddle a canoe ; Build a log raft ; Survive a tornado ; Perform the fireman's carry ; Make urban survival candles --
The gentleman : Tie a full Windsor necktie knot ; Tie a bow tie ; Carry a handkerchief ; Tie a scarf ; How a suit should fit ; Match a shirt and tie ; Coordinate your shoes with your suit ; Iron a dress shirt ; Roll your shirt sleeves ; The art of shining shoes ; Shoe care 101 ; Anatomy of a dopp kit ; The gentleman's arsenal ; Shave with a safety razor ; Shave with a straight razor ; Time and style your mustache ; Roadmap to the perfect first date ; Open a door for a woman ; Learn to dance ; Help a woman with her coat ; Table manners and etiquette ; Master classic bar tricks ; Grill a perfect steak --
The technician : Toolbox essentials ; Handle a hammer ; Use a crescent wrench ; 10 ways to use a pocketknife ; Sharpen a pocketknife ; A primer on axes : their anatomy and safe use ; Pick a lock ; Tie essential knots ; Break down a door ; Things every man should keep in the car ; How a car engine works ; Drive a stick shift ; Jump-start a car ; Change a flat tire ; Control car skids --
The warrior : Do a low bar squat ; Deadlift ; Use a kettleball ; Do the perfect push-up ; Do the perfect pull-up ; Prisoner workouts ; Throw a straight punch ; Throw an uppercut ; The tactical order of getting dressed ; Fire a gun ; Escape duct tape restraints ; Walk like a ninja ; The warrior color code ; Develop situational awareness ; Manage stress in high stakes situations ; Active shooter triage ; Defend yourself from a knife attack ; Escape zip tie handcuffs ; Escape from the trunk of a car --
The family man : Commandments of clean communication ; Keep a treasure box ; Deliver a baby ; Hold a baby ; Burp a baby ; Change a diaper ; Calm a crying baby ; Use your baby as exercise equipment ; Be Santa Claus ; Entertain a toddler without a smartphone ; Treat your family like VIPs ; Make a perfect omelet ; Be an awesome uncle ; Cool uncle tricks ; The world's greatest paper airplane ; Skip a stone --
The leader : The five traits of leadership ; The Eisenhower decision matrix ; The OODA loop ; Develop charisma ; Achieve manly posture ; De-Quasimodo yourself ; Become a t-shaped man ; Undo the damage of sitting ; Enter and exit a room like a man ; End a conversation ; Dress for a job interview ; Things every man should have in his desk ; Run a meeting ; Make a pitch ; Basics of office etiquette ; Give a manly handshake. Introduction. What makes a man? --
The adventurer --
The gentleman --
The technician --
The warrior --
The family man --
The leader.
Responsibility: Brett McKay and the Art of Manliness ; illustrations by Ted Slampyak.

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"An indispensable, hands-on guide dedicated to the lost art of being a man, The Illustrated Art of Manliness distills more than 100 practical skills every modern man needs to know into an entertaining, easy-to-follow visual format. Founder of The Art of Manliness Brett McKay and bestselling illustrator Ted Slampyak write brilliantly illustrated articles to help men be the best fathers, brothers, sons, and men they can be. This book features their most essential work alongside dozens of never-before seen guides on subjects ranging from chivalry and self-defense to courage and car repair, including: How to disarm an attacker. How to fell a tree and start a fire anywhere. How a car engine works, and how to fix it. How to use every tool in your toolbox. What to wear on a first date and to a job interview. How to lead a meeting and command the attention of a room. How to dance, fight, shave, shake a hand, pick a lock, and fire a gun. And other advice for when you're lost, in danger, or merely confronting a shirt that needs to be ironed. The Illustrated Art of Manliness features a classic, timeless package, including full-color illustrations, and will be a perfect gift for you or the man in your life."

An indispensable, hands-on guide dedicated to the lost art of being a man. McKay's articles help men be the best fathers, brothers, sons, and men they can be. From felling a tree to giving a manly handshake, you'll find advice for when you're lost, in danger, or merely confronting a shirt that needs to be ironed.

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