In the July/August 2015 Issue...

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On the cover - A painting titled “Spoils Of War“
by American Frontier Artist, Steve White. Steve's
paintings are a visual reflection of America's first
frontier from 1760-1812. Please visit stevewhiteart.com
to view more of his paintings.
  • Discovering Sasquatch
  • The Homemade Shooting Bench
  • Ways To Live On Almost Nothing
  • The Life And Times Of Horace Kephart
  • The Construction Of My Keating Mountain Cabin
  • Making a Knife Sheath From A Single Piece of Leather
  • more features >>
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Backwoodsman magazine was started in 1980 and is published bi-monthly. We are dedicated to preserving Old Frontier living, primitive hunting and fishing, tool and weapons lore, and wilderness survival. Each issue includes articles, information and how-to projects associated with this unique period of North American history.

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  • Volume I/II  years 1980-1985
        Articles includes: Old Time Woodslore & Survival,
    Homesteading Ideas, Frontier Cutlery and more..
  • Volume III  years 1985-1990
        Articles includes: Primitive Technology, Guns & More, Backwoods Recipes and more..
  • Volume IV  years 1990-1997
        Articles includes: Sylvan Hart-Buckskin Bill, Ron's Primitive Projects, All About Guns and more..
  • Volume V  years 1997-2000
        Articles includes: Solar Food Drying, Self-Reliance, Native American Bows and more..
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