Be American Made

Celebrating American-made products and those that produce them.

Golden Age Supply Co

Here at BeAmericanMade we absolutely love everything about the West. And we truly love thinking about what it was like in the ‘wild’ west of years gone by. A time considered, by many, to be the Golden Age. Golden Age Supply Co. is such a believe in that time period that the company is named for it! I started brainstorming ideas for a business name. l knew I wanted a name for my shop that reminded me of a time when people valued working with their hands. Continue reading

Tough Traveler

Tough Traveler has been designing and manufacturing American Made bags and packs in New York since 1970. Our talented artisans design and manufacture everything from small pouches to large wheeled luggage, from dog carrier backpacks to guitar bags. Our focus is on creating a sustainable product that is not only ethically made, but built to last for our customers for decades. The bags produced by Tough Traveler covers a wide gamut! Continue reading

Road Trip Potty

For the women among us, those long hours in a vehicle on a road trip can be a bit problematic when it comes to relieving oneself. Thankfully, the American Made Road Trip Potty exists to help alleviate any problems! The Road Trip Potty is exactly what it sounds like. A portable female urinal. As they say, “When not going is NOT an option!” The Road Trip Potty is the brainchild of Angela Brathwaite. Continue reading

Liquid Eyewear

You wear sunglasses when outside in the sun, right? Right? If not, you should. Take care of your eyes! Get youself a pair of American Made sunglasses from Liquid Eyewear. We deliver hingless extruded aircraft grade aluminum eyewear. These one piece glasses can be adjusted to fit any face for the ultimate fit and quality. Thus a frame that will last you a lifetime, without losing fit. Liquid Eyewear offers their Hellfire LTD Transitional lenses as an option. Continue reading

Field Notes

Some of us really enjoy a quality note book for tracking our days or simply keeping our lists organized. Field Notes produces a full assortment of not only notebooks and memo books but also planners and calendars. All Made in America on papers sourced and manufactured in the U.S.A. The books are offered with various patterned pages. You can get graph, ruled, plain, dot-graph, ledger, checklist and planner. We are partial to the dot-graph pages. Continue reading


We’ve mentioned it before: We love bags. But, we also love a great story. Artifact produces American Made, hand-made bags and has a great story too. ARTIFACT was founded in 2010 on the enduring principle of handmaking a product with the finest materials focused on quality, utility, and timeless design. Founder Chris Hughes tells a great story on how Artifact came to be in this short Ted Talk: The bags made by Artifact are all small batch handmade in Omaha, NE. Continue reading

Triple Aught Design

We love the mantra of Triple Aught Design: To Inspire our community to live more adventurous lives through legendary product and experiences. There are numerous options for both men and women if you are looking for apparel. They also offer pack equipment. As we have noted in previous features: we LOVE bags. Primarly backpacks, but really all bags. The Fast Pack Litespeed Sterile Edition looks like one we need to have in our collection. Continue reading


We love quality bags. Backpacks, satchels, messenger bags. You name the type of bag and there is a very good chance we have several of them in the closet. When we find American Made bags we get excited. We have featured a a few American Made bag brands over the past 6 months or so, including Red Oxx, Rickshaw Bags and Bradley Mountain. Today we add a new company to the list: Baileyworks. Continue reading

The Warmer Upper

We all know someone who is cold all the time. Someone that just needs a proper blanket to stay warm when at the stadium for a game or even watching from the couch at home. The Warmer Upper may be the perfect blanket for that person. Ideal for outdoor seating at your favorite brewery, near the fire pit, bleachers, sideline folding chairs & a whole lot more. We think the genius of The Warmer Upper is that it literally wraps around you. Continue reading

Inside Line Equipment

Quality bags of all types are one item that we have been able to find numerous companies producing here in America. Previously we have featured Red Oxx, Rickshaw Bags, Range Leather, Bradley Mountain, Road Runner Bags, Frost River and ZPacks. Today we add another to that list: Inside Line Equipment. American Made at the core! ILE products are made from USA sourced materials, and designed with strength and simplicity in mind. Continue reading
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