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The Summer 2024 Backwoodsman Magazine issue is now available

About Backwoodsman

Pre-Order your Summer 2024 issue of the Backwoodsman Magazine. available today>

Backwoods Mercantile is home to the same family that continues to bring you Backwoodsman Magazine, founded in 1979, a bi-monthly publication dedicated to the preservation of Old Frontier living, primitive living skills, homesteading, tool and weapons lore, and wilderness survival. Each issue is packed with information, projects and adventures associated with this unique period of North American history. You can subscribe to the Backwoodsman here. It is also located in many newsstands, and stores found throughout the world.

We've created the backwoods store to purchase Backwoodsman back issues, merchandise, and knives from the late Charlie Richie Sr.'s collection. Click on Shop Backwoods and gear up for your next expedition into the wild unknown.


We are only selling the Best of Volume #5 at this time. Currently, we do not have any information on when the other best of volumes will become available again for purchase. We will provide an update as soon as we receive some news to share. more>
Knives For Sale!


The first batch of knives from Charlie Richie Sr.'s collection have been added and are now available for purchase. Artifacts Of The West has returned! more>

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