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find great holiday gifts for men here

Looking for great men's gifts for the holidays? We've introduced two new gift sets featuring some of our most popular Fieldworks Supply Company products.  All are chemical-free, all-natural and hand-made in small batches here in Portland, Oregon.  What's more, they are ready to ship to you in plenty of time for the holidays.The Face The [...]

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good clean mud user review: sheet metal-tested

We rang in the new year with a really nice email from a friend who shared our Good Clean Mud and balms with family members who work in firefighting, restaurant, and sheet metal worker trades:“Your hand and foot care products were a HUGE hit with my family. Nephew Paul (firefighter) says he can help you sell your products to [...]

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good clean mud cleanser: gets tree sap off instantly

We received this nice compliment from a local gardener here in Portland, Oregon, and thought we’d share:“I used some of your Good Clean Mud after pruning a tree that was dripping with tree sap. In the past, I’ve resigned myself to getting pitch all over my hands and waiting for it to just wear off, since soap [...]

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weather-ready hand repair user review: from an alberta fisheries biologist

We recently got a nice user review for our Good Clean Mud from a customer in Alberta, Canada, and we think it’s worth sharing. Here it is verbatim:"I’m a fisheries biologist here in Alberta, and I’ve had trouble with dry hands for a long time. After a fall field season in the Arctic, I picked [...]

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Best Soap to Take Camping

Wondering what to look for in a soap you can take camping? One easy choice you can make is to take your Hose Off Body Wash with you.That's because Hose Off is an all-natural cleanser made from gentle vegetable oils, essential oils and bentonite clay. It contains no synthetic fragrance, synthetic lathering agents or harsh [...]

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how to get oil paint off your skin

We get a lot of nice comments on our Good Clean Mud web page from happy customers. We recently heard from a customer saying it's great for getting oil paint off your skin. The comment was especially about an artist who oil paints landscape scenes "en plein air" (outdoors).  But folks who use oil paints [...]

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why america loves car camping

For many Americans, the word “camping” brings to mind more than just the beautiful vistas, forests, mountains and icy cold lakes of the great outdoors. It also conjures images of the car loaded for camping with gear and provisions, of open roads, ranger stations, picnic sites and national parks. It was the automobile that brought [...]

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6 vintage camping recipes form the 1970s that'll make you go "hmmmm...." instead of "mmmmm...."

When you head out into the woods with friends or family to enjoy summer camping, a big part of the fun and enjoyment will be about the food, whether you cook it over a campfire, on a camping stove, or even a little backpacker stove. It takes a little planning and preparation to make a [...]

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endless summer cool: the original wave riders

Summer this year has been nothing if not hot, hot, hot. Here at Fieldworks, we think it’s the perfect time for some cooling off. And nothing embodies summertime cool better than surfing.Decades before surf became a mega-sport and multi-billion dollar industry, the original wave riders were outlaws who roamed in territorial packs, guarding their home-beach [...]

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a fieldworks salute to our rugged park rangers

As we ease into fall, and with winter not far behind, many of us dial back on the wear-and-tear we put on our National Parks and Forests as compared to sunnier months. For others of us, though, the season is just getting started.The time for cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, snow camping and many other winter [...]

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