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Tag Archives: tinder fungus. Gathering the powder that is black a small heap within the notch keeps it together and hot.

Fire Making with Bow Drill – Fire by friction

Fire Making with Bow Drill

By rubbing two bits of lumber together quickly, you create sufficient temperature to burn off the wood – to not ever a flame, but to produce a hot, black colored dirt.

A bit of timber (spindle) is rotated quickly whilst pushing its tip into a second bit of lumber (fireboard) at 90 degrees to its grain. Continue lendo