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The Art of Primitive Fire: Investigating the Bow- Drill

Document Date: April 16, 2008
Nick Haberek
Posted:  April 15, 2008

 Presenter: Nick Haberek – [email protected] handout contains a few helpful hints for bow-drill beginners.  It contains a list of suggested woods to try making your set (“fireboards and spindles”) from, sources of tinder (“nests”), a few helpful hints, and a chart of punk (dust) characteristics to help you troubleshoot.  Get Primitive, and Good Luck!