9 Ways to Make Fire Without Matches
What Should I Do? Videos that teach us other methods of creating fire by Jason Wiskerchen Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 8:38 PM As we look at preparing for uncertain times, we seek to have the resources on hand to weather the storm and be more resilient in our daily lives. Knowledge and skills acquisition is a topic that resonates greatly with the Peak Prosperity community. Yes, yes – matches and lighters are bountiful and cheap. So here I present the nine great video tutorials on how to start a fire without the use of matches or lighters. Friction-Based Fire Making Bow Drill The bow drill is probably the easiest of the friction-based methods, but it also requires the most components. Hand Drill It's a bit more work than the bow-drill method, but the hand drill is an effective way to start a fire going if you don't have access to cordage or the other components of the bow-drill system. Fire Plough Flint and Steel Generic Flint and Steel Striker with Char Cloth To make char cloth: Lens-Based Methods
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