Making Charcloth

A great little article from Mad Dave showing just how simple it is to make some charcloth... Hi Dudes and Dudesses This tutorial is just a quick one on making charcloth as I was making some today and the ... Read More...

Lifesystems Firestarter Kit

Review By Tony Bristow Need a compact firelighting solution? This could be just what you're looking for. We've had the Firestarter kit for a while now and used it a number of times in different conditions fr... Read More...

Magic biscuits

Article Magic biscuits are a good simple way of helping to light your fire. There are a few ways of creating these from cotton wool balls dipped in vaseline to face pads soaked in wax. Items needed are ... Read More...

The Science of Fire

The Science of Fire by British Red Part 1 Making Fire Ever wondered why if you blow on a candle it goes out, but when a blacksmith blows on a forge it gets hotter? Why when you light birch bark with a sp... Read More...
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Bowdrill – Fire by Friction

I spent a great morning practicing fire by friction and I have since decided to put this together in order to help those of us who are wanting to learn or are still trying. Although the winter isn't the normal ... Read More...