I am going to be using this space to promote makers that are preserving some of the old ways of doing things by using their hands and their skills (or simply a small business that I want to support). I am not affiliated with anyone and I don’t get a commission if you buy from them. This is my way of helping you find real, made in the USA products. I will be updating this list often and please let me know if you would like to be added to the list.
https://www.instagram.com/potterybydane/ – Amazing hand thrown mugs, top quality and beautiful designs!
http://www.mississippiclayworks.com/ – Simple and beautiful pottery with clean lines and gorgeous finishes.
Tools and knives:
https://pinewoodforge.com/ – Handforged carving knives, I own three from Del and they are my favorite!
https://www.klipnockywoods.com/shop Amazing hand carved spoons! His work is the best you will find anywhere.
https://lexabellecreations.com/ – Candles
https://www.emilwoodcraft.com/ -Rolling pins, pens, and more.
https://triplehacres.com/ – Soaps and organic products but also ethically raised beef, pork, and so much more!
Gifts and Jewelry:
https://hammeredinthemountains.com/ – Autumn makes some amazing jewelry, this is a must see site!
Archery supplies and bows:
https://www.selwayarcheryproducts.com/ – Bow quivers and more, Selway is the only bow quiver I will ever need. Great product!
http://www.bigstickarchery.com/ – Custom bowyer specializing in short and quick longbows.
https://stjoeriverbows.com/ – Beautiful custom bows.
http://www.maddogarchery.com/ – Custom bows including amazing children’s bows at affordable prices.
https://www.omnivoresquivers.com/shop-online – Quivers, tabs, even hats and soaps! These guys are legit homesteaders!