~ Traders and Craftsmen ~
- Missouri & Illinois -
If you are a Trader, Gun Builder or Craftsman in the Mo. or Ill. area & would like to be
included on this page, send all pertinent information to
Longshot  and I will post it a.s.a.p.


Anasazi Jewelry Gift & Gallery

Gold and Silver Jewelry - Native American Art - Mineral & Crystal Specimens
(Trade Silver -Trade Goods -Gold & Silver Repairs)

Joe Barker
1111 N. Booneville  Suite 2; Springfield, Missouri 65802------(417) 831-5130


Knives-Hawks-Camp Irons-Stoves
Tables-Camp Chairs-Lanterns-Belts-Bags and more.
(Also: Welding----ARC,Mig & Gas / No job too big or small)

Steve O'Guinn
Belleville, Illinois-------(618) 337-5057


Badger's Den

Offering a variety of 18th century camp supplies and gifts including:
handmade soap, vintage eye glasses, hand-dipped beeswax candles, inkle
sashes, wampum, trade beads, period foodstuffs, pottery, lead-free pewter
soldiers and buttons, leather bags, and misc. gear.

P.O. Box 6045; Bloomington, Illinois 61702------(309) 825-0008


Banning's Blackpowder and Gun Shop

Buy, Sell, Trade New-Used Guns
Modern - Muzzleloaders
Clothing - Tents - Rendezvous Accessories

22250 Banning Drive; Crocker, Missouri 65452------(573) 736-5871 or 5252


Bear Creek Trading Co.

Doug- "Dry Blankets" and Kay Warren
Doug is an all around craftsman, from outstanding leather possible bags, to belt bags and fur on originals, to blacksmithing, to riflemaker and teacher. Kay also produces fine long hunter shirts with a natural dye and a fantastic price. Doug also consigns work of other area craftsman such as the outstanding period knives of Matt Calbreath. Doug operates full time and his trading post is open on Thur. Fri. & Sat. (But the best time is Sat. am, when everyone gathers there and goes to trading.) Doug also takes orders and will ship any where.

1439 SW 800; Holden, Missouri 64040------(816) 732-5837


The Box Man

Wood Rendezvous Boxes
Wood Camp Furnishings

Ralph E. "Trader" Winch - Proprieter
#3 Treece Court; Springfield, Illinois 62727-9255------(217) 546-8158


Buckskinner's Info Page

Put out by Buckskinner Publishing monthly for an annual subscription of $15
(single issue price of $2.25)

        Regular columns will be:
                    Burnt Offerings - camp cooking
                    News of the Voos - upcoming events
                    News of the Voos; Past - write-up on a recent Event
                    Projects! - how-to for a weekend project
                    Camp Lore - Camp stories and camp life
                    Helping Hand - camp hints, tips and tricks

Feature Articles will include interviews, reference information and the like.

Buckskinner's Info Page
PO Box 812; Harrisonville, Missouri 64701


Buffalo Dance Outfitters

Period Clothes, Custom Beadwork and Jewelry

Cecilia Gilbert
R.R. #1 Box 19; High Hill Missouri 63350------(314) 585-2516


Buckhorn Trading Company

Hand-Made Articles of Bone, Wood, Leather & Antler
Indian and Mountainman Jewelry, Possibles,
Foofaraw, Trade Goods and Assorted Plunder

Bob & Beverly Post, Prop.
25634 Hwy. P ; Richland, Missouri 65556-----(314) 765-5520


Cherokee North Flutes

High Spirits Flutes and More

Pablo Baum 14560 CR 821, Mexico, Missouri 65265----(573) 581 3639


Cobb Creek Merchants

Copperware & Fine Clothing
Cobb Creek Merchants specializes in 18th Century
Handcrafted Copperware & Fine Clothing

Larry and Kathy Ring
23220 Regal Drive; Lebanon Missouri, 65536 (417) 588-1288



Bench Made Knives
Hunting - Fishing - Collecting

Corbin Newcomb
628 Woodland; Moberly, Missouri-----(816) 263-4639


Dead-Eye Trading Post
(Home of the Albino Turkey)

Tents-Leather-Oak Water Kegs-Charcoal-And More

Chris Fierce Jr.
(Located 4 miles east of Steelville, Mo. on Highway 8)
P.O. Box 1063; Steeleville, Missouri 65565
Home: (573) 775-2043    Shop: (573) 775-2798


DonL Long Rifle Shop

Custom Built Rifles & Pistols
Blackpowder Parts and Accessories.
Repair Work

Don Lounsberry
Belleville, Illinois-----(816) 747-2240


Gasconade Forge and Woodwright Shop

Eldon Prock
Rt 1 Box 26; Falcon, Missouri 65470-----(417) 668-7760


Mike Goddard
Custom Leather Work

"You Name It, We Do It"
Scrimshaw - Powder Horns - Shooting Bags

2905 Airport Road; St. Charles, Missouri 63301---(636) 946-1934 (After 3:00 p.m.)


Kent Hardway's Reproductions

Flintlock Rifles - Primitive Bows - Flintknapping

6992 N. 800th Street; Martinsville, Illinois 62442------(217) 382-4725


Fine quality, hand made period knives.

Gary "Buzzard" McCafferty
14207 Seven Sisters Avenue; Hillsboro, Illinois 62049------(217) 532-2663


Little Bear Fur Co.

Roadkill Inc. - We Tan Deer Hide $30.00

Don Schilling - Slim Skinner (Esq.)
507 East Church; Sparta, Illinois 62286------(618) 443-2439


Little Bear Traders, Inc.

Custom Knives-----------------Custom Clothing

Charles & Joyce Sievert
12151 McKenzie; Hallsville, Missouri-----(573) 696-2548


Many Cross's

Maker of Black Powder Accessories

John Oelzen
224 Wedge Drive; Ferguson, Missouri 63135-----(314) 521-0867


Making Time

Designers of Pre-1840's Clothing and Accessories
(Costumes From Around the World)

Making Time are experts in acquiring materials necessary to create authentic garb and accessories from any pre-1840 era. We use only natural fibers and go to great lengths to produce a finished product that is accurate and appropriate to the time. Patterns are hand drafted. All costumes are researched as to proper embellishments and accouterments.

(Glass trade beads and seed beads. Natural fiber yarns and fleece. Over 100 tartans available including: Black Watch, Grey Watch, Various hunting and dress tartans. Inkle looms, triangular looms, hair pipe and other supplies are available.)

517 Paul Avenue; St. Louis, Missouri 63031
(314) 830-0079 (voice)------(314) 830-1230 (fax)
Visit the "Making Time" Homepage.


Mingo Traders

Buckskinning Plunder
Blacksmithing - Leather Goods

C.G. & Ann Edwards
22329 County Road 249; Bloomfield, Missouri 63825------(573) 568-2378


Pieron's Parts And Supplies

Muzzleloading Parts & Supplies

John Pieron
1018 Christoper St.; Warrensburg, Missouri------(816) 747-2240


Pisgah Rifle Works - Gif

Custom Built Muzzle Loading Rifles
Custom Restocks & Rebarrels
(25 Years Gun Building Experience)

Michael L. Chambers
22961 Gilbreath Rd.; Prairie Home, Missouri 65068----(660) 427-5361


"RendezNous" Magazine

"RENDEZNOUS" is a Newsletter listing Rendezvous and other area events throughout the year forMissouri and adjoining states. Each issue will also contain rendezvous related articles and pictures. Subscription is $15per year (12 issues).

2031 Pearl Drive; Arnold, Mo. 63010-----(314) 570-4516
Website: www.RendezNous.com
Email: editor@RendezNous.com


Shorthorse & Wolfpack
Free Trappers

Antler pipes, dream catchers' & some primitive weapons

Neal (Shorthorse) Volk
O'Fallon, Illinois-----618-624-8159


A Step Out of Time

Tents from R.K. Lodges....stakes...rope slides...
Cooking Items...tripod/fire set...s-hooks...spoons...spatchulas...forks...squirrel cookers...pot scrubbers...
Garb...patterns...and shoe patterns...

Sandra & Russell
145 Edgeworth; St. Louis, Missouri 63043-----(314) 739-1584


Stokes Company

Custom Rendezvous Products
Specializing in Wood Crafts and Period Clothing

Duane & June Stokes
921 Texas Ave.; Joplin, Missouri 64801-----(417) 781-2353


Tandy Leather of St. Louis

All your leather and leather crafting needs.

Darlene Earles (Manager)
141 Concord Plaza Shopping Center; St. Louis Mo. 63128
(314) 842-2540     Fax: (314) 842-2950     Toll Free: (866) 532-8922
Visit the Tandy Leather Homepage


Two Blanket's Trading Post

Handmade Mocs - Handmade Indian Love Flutes - and much more!

Randy "Two Blankets" Huggins
(618) 304-5493


Dan West Flintlocks

Specializing in Handmade Pennsylvania Rifles
We Buy Old Guns / Antiques

729 Enterprise Road;Macon, Missouri
Home: (816) 385-3750 Office: (816) 385-5066


Wild Mountain Rose

Black Powder and Modern Leather Products

Dan "Leather Horse"
21407 Clarks Fork Rd.; Boonville, Missouri 65233-----(816) 882-7123


Witte's Gunworks

Custom Built Muzzleloading Firearms - Antique Restorations
Modern Gun Repair & Re-bluing

Craig P. Witte
RR #1 Box 84; Fairmount, Illinois 61841------(217) 733-2387


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