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: Hello Hook, Feb 28, 2017 at 11:37 AM
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    2. General Bushcraft Discussion

      General discussion threads for bushcraft.
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      Latest: Patch It Forward Patriot Bushcraft, Feb 28, 2017 at 11:46 AM
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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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    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: Affordable Ferro Rods NJHeart2Heart, Feb 28, 2017 at 11:36 AM
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    2. Supporter's Trade Blanket

      Supporter trade blanket.
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      Latest: BHK Jump Jak (New) Ptpalpha, Feb 28, 2017 at 11:24 AM
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    1. Trips & Expeditions

      Discussions on bushcraft day trips, overnights, long term trips, or meets.
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      Latest: Western NC Weekend beacon, Feb 28, 2017 at 11:23 AM
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    2. Backpacking

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      Latest: 2017 Bob Marshall Open mtwarden, Feb 27, 2017 at 2:50 PM
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    3. Paddling

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    4. Geocaching

      A place for the general discussion of geocaching.
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      Latest: Own or Seek ERR, Feb 7, 2017
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    5. Winter Camping

      Skills, gear, clothing, and tips related to cold weather or snow camping.
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      Latest: The Basyurt prototype shelter test Moondog55, Feb 28, 2017 at 1:40 AM
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    6. Transportation

      Forum for discussion of your modes of conveyance...land, sea or air.
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      Latest: TOYOTA Only: Let's See Em One Legged Josh, Feb 28, 2017 at 7:58 AM
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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: looking for a kifaru type tent pattern? Morty, Feb 28, 2017 at 11:46 AM
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    2. Monthly Projects

      Monthly bushcraft related projects and challenges.
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      Latest: February Cooking Challenge Hunt4lyf, Feb 19, 2017
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    3. Homesteading

      For those with the knowledge or the desire to improve your self-reliance.
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      Latest: Why a exterior chimney? Siberian Nomad, Feb 28, 2017 at 9:26 AM
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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: Last time you checked your car kit???? Siberian Nomad, Feb 28, 2017 at 9:37 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: Fire Plow / Plough Faiaoga, Feb 28, 2017 at 10:47 AM
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    6. Hunting, Fishing & Gathering

      Hunting, trapping, wild edibles, food preparation and food preservation.
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      Latest: Catch and Keep cooler? tleek, Feb 28, 2017 at 9:35 AM
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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: Chaga sweeper54, Feb 27, 2017 at 9:36 PM
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    8. Other Skills

      Making cordage, navigation, signaling, and any other bushcraft skill we forgot.
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      Latest: Traditional Finnish Household Skills Mangrove, Feb 26, 2017 at 3:42 PM
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    9. Flora & Fauna

      The place for information and pictures of flora and fauna.
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      Latest: Twisted Trees and VinesVines Sloany, Feb 28, 2017 at 6:42 AM
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    1. Shelter

      What type of shelter is best, or what do you use?
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      Latest: Winter hammock camping suggestionsii HeadyBrew, Feb 26, 2017 at 8:02 PM
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    2. Sleep Systems

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    3. Hammocks

      Its a hangin' thang.
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      Latest: Let's see your hammock setups Tiwaz, Feb 27, 2017 at 4:53 PM
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    4. Clothing

      Buckskin, wool and the high-tech stuff you wear while practicing bushcraft.
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      Latest: Shoe dryers 6gun, Feb 28, 2017 at 10:50 AM
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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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      Latest: Cooking in the car? Usingmyrights, Feb 28, 2017 at 11:37 AM
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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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    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: Computers and their issues they have.. Swarvegorilla, Feb 28, 2017 at 12:39 AM
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    8. Food

      What you make, what you take and what you make to take.
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      Latest: My First at making and Eating Grits flint45, Feb 28, 2017 at 11:35 AM
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    9. Reviews

      Gear and equipment reviews. We want the good, the bad and the ugly.
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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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    1. Archery

      Archery related topics.
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      Latest: Pre-Spring Arrow Fling bam7765, Feb 27, 2017 at 9:12 PM
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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: Any Fallkniven users and fans here? x39, Feb 28, 2017 at 11:47 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: A practical, packable Single Action revolver. Birdman, Feb 28, 2017 at 11:27 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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    5. Other Tools

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      Latest: Need chainsaw advice boomchakabowwow, Feb 27, 2017 at 11:47 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: Recommended fix for holes in BCUSA tarps? Seeker, Feb 28, 2017 at 7:20 AM
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    2. Adventure Sworn Bushcraft Co.

      Custom bushcraft knives and gear
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    3. Adirondack Wilderness Company

      Wood, leather, and steel handcrafts.
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    4. River Bottom Blades

      Benchcrafted Knives and Leather
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      Latest: Around the shop Pt.2 Rook, Feb 22, 2017 at 7:57 PM
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    5. MP Knives

      Unique handmade knives.
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    6. Skab Leatherworks

      Outlandish leather goods and other oddities.
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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: Gossman Knives picture thread S.Gossman, Feb 28, 2017 at 7:51 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! mainewoods, Feb 28, 2017 at 7:29 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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    12. JB Knife & Tool

      Custom Knives, Tools and Gadgets
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      Latest: UPDATE: JB Knife & Tool & Charity Auction Stubbs78, Feb 27, 2017 at 9:40 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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      Latest: New Products at 5col Survival Supply andy.t, Feb 26, 2017 at 9:42 PM
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    14. Brown Dog Pouch and Bag

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      Latest: Ready to Ship tulsa, Feb 26, 2017 at 12:46 PM
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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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      Latest: Rhombic Puukko Michael Presnell Knives, Feb 24, 2017 at 12:07 PM
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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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    18. Stilwell Knives

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      Latest: W.I.P. (pics!) TStilwell, Feb 27, 2017 at 9:58 PM
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    19. Wilder Forge

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      Latest: Stuff in the works. Nolan Wilder, Feb 28, 2017 at 9:37 AM
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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. Mullins Forge and Metalworks

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      Latest: Carving Axe - WIP EddieMullins, Feb 26, 2017 at 8:33 PM
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    23. 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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    24. Deering Knives

      Knives and leather for the discerning woodsman
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      Latest: The latest (w.i.p. & completed knives) Buckhenry, Feb 25, 2017 at 8:29 PM
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    25. Siembida and Dutch Outfitters

      Knives and gear for the modern woodsman, made with pride in Ohio
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      Latest: Siembida Knives in use! Tech, Feb 27, 2017 at 5:19 PM
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    26. Wilderness Spirit

      Handmade knives.
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      Latest: Some examples of my work Wilderness Spirit, Feb 23, 2017 at 11:47 AM
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    27. Phantom X Gear

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      Latest: Phantom X Gear product reviews. Phantom X, Feb 22, 2017 at 12:14 PM
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    28. Rooster Mod Axes

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    29. Ben Akin Knives

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      Latest: Thank You BCUSA SALE Biggin, Feb 28, 2017 at 10:09 AM
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    30. Screech Owl Knives

      Heirloom quality tools and sheaths.
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    31. Fiddleback Outpost

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

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

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

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      Latest: New Blog is Up! GreySwampFox, Feb 8, 2017
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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: The loss of a family pet Draketake, Feb 28, 2017 at 11:11 AM
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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: Monsen Monsen & Mattis, Canoeing in Canada Tribent, Feb 28, 2017 at 3:22 AM
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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 at 12:38 AM
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    4. Books and Education

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