Bushcraft USA Forums

    1. Introductions

      Tell us a little about yourself and why you are interested in bushcraft. Say as much or as little as you are comfortable with.
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      Latest: http://www.fitwaypoint.com/magic-rock-rx/ Schwert, Mar 27, 2017 at 2:26 AM
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    2. General Bushcraft Discussion

      General discussion threads for bushcraft.
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    3. BushClass USA

      This is the new online education forum, that is free for all members of Bushcraft USA. Terry Barney of Midwest School of Bushcraft is the lead instructor.
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      Latest: (E) Student Practice for Shelter Ridge Line Red Yeti, Mar 27, 2017 at 12:33 AM
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    4. Events

      A place to post up notice, plan, or organize any type of event including bushcraft meets, rendezvous, or gatherings.
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    1. Vendor-Hobbyist Classifieds

      This forum is for the use of Vendors and Hobbyists.
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      Latest: Bear claw necklace..... bladesmith3, Mar 27, 2017 at 1:29 AM
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    2. Supporter's Trade Blanket

      Supporter trade blanket.
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    1. Trips & Expeditions

      Discussions on bushcraft day trips, overnights, long term trips, or meets.
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      Latest: Exploring Western Montana Wilderness MountainMan706, Mar 27, 2017 at 2:22 AM
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    2. Backpacking

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      Latest: Flex Food DarrylM, Mar 27, 2017 at 12:58 AM
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    3. Paddling

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      Latest: Who needs canoe parts? Malamute, Mar 26, 2017 at 10:53 PM
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    4. Geocaching

      A place for the general discussion of geocaching.
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    5. Winter Camping

      Skills, gear, clothing, and tips related to cold weather or snow camping.
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      Latest: Winter Backpacking Shelters winterlover, Mar 26, 2017 at 11:46 PM
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    6. Transportation

      Forum for discussion of your modes of conveyance...land, sea or air.
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      Latest: Motoped Survival bike.... CharClothed, Mar 26, 2017 at 7:16 PM
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    1. Self-made Gear

      Anything that can be made with your skills, that will assist or support you in your bushcraft adventures.
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      Latest: Post pictures of your homemade propane forge? Red Yeti, Mar 27, 2017 at 1:54 AM
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    2. Monthly Projects

      Monthly bushcraft related projects and challenges.
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      Latest: March Challenge (fire) ?? Spirit-Wolf, Mar 22, 2017 at 6:22 PM
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    3. Homesteading

      For those with the knowledge or the desire to improve your self-reliance.
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    4. Preparedness

      A place to discuss homesteading, preparing for natural disasters, alternative energy, gardening, raising livestock or something of that nature.
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      Latest: Hypothetical (Winter Disaster) DavidJAFO, Mar 27, 2017 at 12:14 AM
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    5. Fire

      Methods of starting fire, acquiring tinder, best wood to use, etc. An essential skill in bushcraft.
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      Latest: Friction Fire Tuesday Stone, Mar 27, 2017 at 1:02 AM
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    6. Hunting, Fishing & Gathering

      Hunting, trapping, wild edibles, food preparation and food preservation.
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      Latest: Slingbow???? CowboyJesus, Mar 26, 2017 at 11:20 PM
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    7. Bush Medicine

      You need to know self-aid for the woods, lakes, rivers, swamps, etc. Share your first aid kits and tips here.
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      Latest: I never though I'd try this, but it works!!! Bullhed78, Mar 26, 2017 at 1:13 PM
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    8. Other Skills

      Making cordage, navigation, signaling, and any other bushcraft skill we forgot.
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      Latest: Awww "Nutz" Wasp, Mar 26, 2017 at 9:06 PM
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    9. Flora & Fauna

      The place for information and pictures of flora and fauna.
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      Latest: Poke tulsa, Mar 27, 2017 at 12:13 AM
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    1. Shelter

      What type of shelter is best, or what do you use?
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      Latest: Shed to cabin? hidden_lion, Mar 25, 2017 at 1:06 PM
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    2. Sleep Systems

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      Latest: Fat Guy Sleep Systems? Moondog55, Mar 26, 2017 at 5:34 PM
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    3. Hammocks

      Its a hangin' thang.
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      Latest: New to Hangin' Wolfcri, Mar 26, 2017 at 9:30 AM
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    4. Clothing

      Buckskin, wool and the high-tech stuff you wear while practicing bushcraft.
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      Latest: Carhartt Cotton Duck fans? lowenBhold, Mar 26, 2017 at 8:41 PM
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    5. Cooking & Water Purification

      Cook sets, billy cans, canteen cups, dutch ovens, or a tomato soup can...what gets your vittles going? Water gathering and purification.
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    6. Packs, Bags & Pouches

      What do you use to get into the bush, and what do you carry?
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      Latest: What pack do you EDC? Red Wing, Mar 26, 2017 at 11:52 PM
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    7. Electronics

      Electronics includes GPS, Commo, head lamps, and other items that you cannot build in the bush, or that makes the experience more comfortable for you.
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      Latest: Drones/ quadcopters lodge camper, Mar 26, 2017 at 8:23 PM
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    8. Food

      What you make, what you take and what you make to take.
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      Latest: Friend of mine gave me a little pot... highlander, Mar 26, 2017 at 10:19 PM
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    9. Reviews

      Gear and equipment reviews. We want the good, the bad and the ugly.
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      Latest: Bk16 Review MisterHoodoo, Mar 26, 2017 at 11:32 PM
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    10. Gear Deals

      Know of a link to a really good deal other members might be interested in? Post it here so we can all benefit. Please read the sticky for the rules of this sub-forum.
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      Latest: German Army Ground Mats at Keepshooting.com Harper, Mar 27, 2017 at 1:38 AM
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    1. Archery

      Archery related topics.
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    2. Edged Tools

      Knives, axes, tomahawks, & saws. Thought by some to be the most essential bushcraft tool... second only to knowledge.
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      Latest: Gransfors Bruk Axe - Chipped then Flaked.... Red Wing, Mar 27, 2017 at 2:11 AM
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    3. Firearms

      Anything to do with firearms: pistol, shotgun or rifle; flintlock, percussion or cased ammo.
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      Latest: Anyone Else Paint Their Guns? drobs, Mar 27, 2017 at 2:21 AM
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    4. Primitive Tools

      Bows, atlatls, spears, scrapers, and any tool or weapon that can be made with a little bushcraft knowledge and skill.
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      Latest: More primitive tools. woodsmanjohn, Mar 26, 2017 at 3:17 PM
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    5. Other Tools

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      Latest: Urban Pitch (Hot Glue) for Repairs Seeker, Mar 26, 2017 at 3:03 PM
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  1. Vendor Forums

    Vendor forums for makers, manufacturers, retailers, and business owners.
    1. Bushcraft Outfitters

      Forum for the Bushcraft USA store - Bushcraft Outfitters. Quality outdoor gear for the serious woodsman.
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      Latest: Basic PSK (Personal Survival Kit) crewhead05, Mar 25, 2017 at 12:40 PM
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    2. Adventure Sworn Bushcraft Co.

      Custom bushcraft knives and gear
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      Latest: Adventure Sworn Knives Comparison Thread Aaron600rr, Mar 26, 2017 at 4:30 PM
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    3. Adirondack Wilderness Company

      Wood, leather, and steel handcrafts.
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      Latest: Axe Mob Patch Order Link And Information MT_Fin, Mar 23, 2017 at 10:26 AM
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    4. River Bottom Blades

      Benchcrafted Knives and Leather
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    5. MP Knives

      Unique handmade knives.
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      Latest: MP knives Pictures t.darrah, Mar 25, 2017 at 3:32 PM
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    6. Skab Leatherworks

      Outlandish leather goods and other oddities.
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      Latest: Forged Trekking Grill Skab, Mar 14, 2017
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    7. Gossman Knives

      "Wilderness Tools, Sharp Hardware for Big Timber" custom big game hunting & survival knives
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      Latest: Tapered tang Gruntinhusaybah, Mar 27, 2017 at 2:23 AM
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    8. Wolf Creek Forge

      Hand forged tools with pride.
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    9. LeValley Outdoors

      Vintage axes and other quality outdoor equipment.
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    10. Sargent Edged Tools

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      Latest: Post your Sargent Edged Tools! ripcurlksm, Mar 27, 2017 at 1:24 AM
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    11. 88 Tactical

      Cutting edge leader in providing real-world firearms and combatives training. 88 Tactical provides a wide range of training to law enforcement, military and citizens.
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      Latest: What I have been doing at 88 Tactical kcardwel, Mar 24, 2017 at 10:23 PM
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    12. JB Knife & Tool

      Custom Knives, Tools and Gadgets
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      Latest: Oak Burl SmilinJoe, Mar 22, 2017 at 10:11 PM
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    13. 5col Survival Supply

      5col Survival Supply offers the gear you need to survive and thrive in any environment.
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    14. Brown Dog Pouch and Bag

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      Latest: Canteen size pouch seasonofthewoods, Mar 25, 2017 at 12:50 AM
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    15. Bearded Bladeworks

      Handmade knives.
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      Latest: Bearded Bladeworks PASS AROUND Judge, Feb 21, 2017
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    16. Michael Presnell Knives

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    17. USA Made Blade

      We are a small shop selling primarily American Made Knives with a strong belief in top notch customer service and wickedly fast shipping! We wish all knives were made in the U.S.A and we are doing our small part to try and make that happen!
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      Latest: TM Hunt M18s are back at USA Made Blade Whitty, Mar 25, 2017 at 12:48 PM
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    18. Stilwell Knives

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      Latest: W.I.P. (pics!) TStilwell, Mar 26, 2017 at 8:56 PM
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    19. Wilder Forge

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      Latest: Wilder Forge Cleaver Nakadnu, Mar 26, 2017 at 7:28 PM
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    20. Project MUD

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      Latest: This is Project Mud Mudman, Jun 26, 2016
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    21. Griffith Knives

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      Latest: Opening The Waitlist denboat, Nov 7, 2016
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    22. AA Forge Custom Knives

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      Latest: Web sit updates!!! Kvothe, Mar 26, 2017 at 7:14 AM
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    23. Mullins Forge and Metalworks

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    24. Blue Granite Bushcraft

      outdoor gear from hi country.
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      Latest: Swiss Pack total remake mab0852, Jan 28, 2017
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    25. Deering Knives

      Knives and leather for the discerning woodsman
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      Latest: Christian Bushcraft Group ERR, Mar 20, 2017
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    26. Siembida and Dutch Outfitters

      Knives and gear for the modern woodsman, made with pride in Ohio
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      Latest: Important announcement (sheath orders) bam7765, Mar 22, 2017 at 10:34 AM
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    27. Wilderness Spirit

      Handmade knives.
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      Latest: The Survivor from Wilderness Spirit Wilderness Spirit, Mar 26, 2017 at 2:48 PM
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    28. Phantom X Gear

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      Latest: Sheath surgery... mainewoods, Mar 11, 2017
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    29. Rooster Mod Axes

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    30. Ben Akin Knives

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      Latest: What's going on around the shop today BayRat91, Mar 25, 2017 at 8:55 AM
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    31. Screech Owl Knives

      Heirloom quality tools and sheaths.
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    32. Sandcut Outdoors

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    33. Fiddleback Outpost

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      Latest: A little Nessmuk Love thurin, Feb 20, 2017
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    34. Loco Libre Gear

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      Latest: Top Quilt Considerations Red Wing, Feb 5, 2017
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    35. WILZ Custom Knives and Leather

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      Latest: Knife and gear pics CuriousLearner, Feb 10, 2017
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    36. Wilderness, Water & Woods Trading

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    1. Prayers & Smoke

      This forum is to ask or send, prayers, smoke and condolences. This is NOT a religious forum.
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      Latest: My Mom Back in the Hospital blind & lost, Mar 26, 2017 at 11:03 PM
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    2. Media Forum

      This is a forum for bushcraft media discussions related to movies, series, specials and documentaries.
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      Latest: "Reality" TV Shows in Alaska and Other Places DKR, Mar 26, 2017 at 9:40 PM
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    3. Suggestions

      Please put your suggestions here for things you would like to see on Bushcraft USA.
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      Latest: Suggestion Guy, Feb 23, 2017
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    4. Books and Education

      Schools, classes & books related to bushcraft, preparedness or other topics.
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