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 from Boston Cheapeats, Feb 19, 2017 at 11:26 AM
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    2. General Bushcraft Discussion

      General discussion threads for bushcraft.
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      Latest: Gift it on thread. Grizzlee, Feb 19, 2017 at 11:28 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: BAK Nessmuk Biggin, Feb 19, 2017 at 11:12 AM
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    2. Supporter's Trade Blanket

      Supporter trade blanket.
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      Latest: Men's outdoors clothing hdlv, Feb 19, 2017 at 11:27 AM
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    1. Trips & Expeditions

      Discussions on bushcraft day trips, overnights, long term trips, or meets.
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      Latest: Spent some unplanned time in the snow xRangerx, Feb 19, 2017 at 10:56 AM
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    2. Backpacking

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      Latest: Lightweight shovel??? mangkukhan, Feb 19, 2017 at 12:33 AM
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    3. Paddling

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      Latest: I found some old canoes for a project..... swissarmy67, Feb 19, 2017 at 11:14 AM
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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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    6. Transportation

      Forum for discussion of your modes of conveyance...land, sea or air.
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      Latest: How do you get to the bush? WRHC TopGun, Feb 19, 2017 at 6:18 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: Tinder Pouch CivilizationDropout, Feb 19, 2017 at 11:22 AM
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    2. Monthly Projects

      Monthly bushcraft related projects and challenges.
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      Latest: Some wood carving tool blades JuhoK, Feb 17, 2017 at 12:50 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: How to get rid of raccoons? Trapper John, Feb 18, 2017 at 11:04 PM
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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: Fatwood "chunk" source? ManyHammers, Feb 19, 2017 at 10:39 AM
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    6. Hunting, Fishing & Gathering

      Hunting, trapping, wild edibles, food preparation and food preservation.
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      Latest: Backpacking for trout YouTube channel Black Feather, Feb 19, 2017 at 9:17 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: Diabetes - staring me in the eyes! Stone, Feb 18, 2017 at 10:19 PM
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    8. Other Skills

      Making cordage, navigation, signaling, and any other bushcraft skill we forgot.
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      Latest: Primitive pottery... x39, Feb 19, 2017 at 11:22 AM
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    9. Flora & Fauna

      The place for information and pictures of flora and fauna.
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      Latest: Mushroom/Fungus Pictures! riverjoe, Feb 19, 2017 at 10:53 AM
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    1. Shelter

      What type of shelter is best, or what do you use?
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      Latest: Hot tent got me thinking ScoutSmith1911, Feb 18, 2017 at 9:25 PM
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    2. Sleep Systems

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      Latest: Bed Rolls... Popular Or Not? 66drifter, Feb 18, 2017 at 11:53 AM
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    3. Hammocks

      Its a hangin' thang.
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      Latest: Let's see your hammock setups jason.williams.77985, Feb 19, 2017 at 7:21 AM
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    4. Clothing

      Buckskin, wool and the high-tech stuff you wear while practicing bushcraft.
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      Latest: Why a vest? Nightflyer, Feb 19, 2017 at 10:32 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: Kelly kettle sizes ScoutSmith1911, Feb 19, 2017 at 11:32 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: are you a ham/amateur radio operator. Phil Lewis, Feb 19, 2017 at 10:51 AM
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    8. Food

      What you make, what you take and what you make to take.
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      Latest: Chocolate Covered Coffee Beans Seacapt., Feb 19, 2017 at 10:30 AM
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    9. Reviews

      Gear and equipment reviews. We want the good, the bad and the ugly.
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      Latest: Foursevens flashlight company thieves. Moe M., Feb 19, 2017 at 10:13 AM
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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: GB Small Forest Axe for $97.50 + Tax Jpmac55, Feb 18, 2017 at 11:57 PM
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    1. Archery

      Archery related topics.
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      Latest: My "300" Eric Westbrook, Feb 17, 2017 at 9:57 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: 5th One Knife Challenge Headache, Feb 19, 2017 at 11:28 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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    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: Primitive basket made with primitive tools Paul Foreman, Feb 18, 2017 at 8:29 PM
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    5. Other Tools

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      Latest: Thommen Altimeter Rockgod1619, Feb 18, 2017 at 5:40 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: Any interest in EDC items. teb_atoz, Feb 17, 2017 at 11:32 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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    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: Available knives S.Gossman, Feb 19, 2017 at 11:05 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! chris67, Feb 19, 2017 at 10:45 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: Very excited and thankful Stubbs78, Jun 20, 2016
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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: Brown Dog Products in Use jasonb40, Feb 18, 2017 at 12:14 AM
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    15. Bearded Bladeworks

      Handmade knives.
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      Latest: Bearded Bladeworks PASS AROUND MT_Fin, Feb 13, 2017 at 9:16 AM
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    16. Michael Presnell Knives

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      Latest: Bushcrafter Michael Presnell Knives, Feb 18, 2017 at 2:55 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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      Latest: TM Hunt Knives available at USA Made Blade Whitty, Feb 17, 2017 at 3:06 PM
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    18. Wilder Forge

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    19. Project MUD

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

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

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      Latest: 2 more up on the store for sale! 2/17/17 AA Forge, Feb 17, 2017 at 11:19 PM
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    22. Mullins Forge and Metalworks

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      Latest: Bushcraft Woodlore WIP hlydon, Feb 15, 2017 at 7:49 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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    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! Blackhawk45hunter, Feb 18, 2017 at 5:39 PM
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    26. Wilderness Spirit

      Handmade knives.
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      Latest: In the shop at Wilderness Spirit Wilderness Spirit, Feb 14, 2017 at 12:05 PM
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    27. Phantom X Gear

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      Latest: Sheath surgery... Crosslandkelly, Feb 13, 2017 at 8:25 AM
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    28. Rooster Mod Axes

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    29. Ben Akin Knives

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      Latest: What's going on around the shop today Biggin, Feb 18, 2017 at 6:36 PM
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    30. Screech Owl Knives

      Heirloom quality tools and sheaths.
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    31. Sandcut Outdoors

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    32. Fiddleback Outpost

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      Latest: Fiddleback fotos Kona9, Feb 10, 2017
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    33. Loco Libre Gear

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

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      Latest: Knife and gear pics CuriousLearner, Feb 10, 2017
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    35. 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: A Pray For The Bushcraft Family ezra45, Feb 18, 2017 at 10:28 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: Alone, Season 3 Paul Foreman, Feb 18, 2017 at 10:07 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 Crooked Penguin, Feb 9, 2017
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    4. Books and Education

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