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Forged Firesteels.(pic heavy)

Discussion in 'Makers Market' started by launditch1, May 10, 2009.

  1. launditch1

    launditch1 Maker Plus and Trader

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    Offered here are some hand made firesteels.These are for traditional firelighting using a flint and tinder.They throw off good sparks.Pictured are some examples of the kind of thing i do.£9.00 post paid with flint and charcloth, £7.50 without..Thanks for looking!
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    sizes are 4mm ish by around 4-5 inch long.
     
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    Daft question but...

    Whch shape do folk find easiest in use?

    Cheers,
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  3. launditch1

    launditch1 Maker Plus and Trader

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    Not a daft question....

    They are all easy to use one you have the tecnique down.The one at the top is used with the thinner part in your hand,thumb on top of the curved part,the wide part in front of the knuckles if that makes sence!:)
     
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    launditch1 Maker Plus and Trader

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    I will include a piece of flint and some charcloth with these.
     
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    I'll have a set please.

    Pm on it's way.
     
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    launditch1 Maker Plus and Trader

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    Just to clarify,these are £9.00 each.That includes a piece of flint,some charcloth and post and packing.£7.50 without.Thanks.
     
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    Yes please, me too Will send a PM later on - got to dash now

    DHD


     
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    I think I might go for a fancy one now I've got the hang of these!
    PM sent.
     
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    Just to say these are made to order.If you would like one different to those pictured,send me drawing or a description and ill see what i can do.cheers!
     
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    Love one, pm'ed

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    Replied.Thanks.
     
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    Received mine today and very nice it is.

    I'll check out that vid to try and figure out how to do it:D
     
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    Received mine today as well - and very nice it is too! Thanks very much indeed

    DHD
     
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    launditch1 Maker Plus and Trader

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    You're both very welcome.
    Thank you very muchly!:D
     
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    launditch1 Maker Plus and Trader

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    Shameless bump!!
    I can forge these to anystyle you like or pick one from the pics.i make these to order.Flint,charcloth and some other bits of tinder are included...Cheers!
     
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    Sorry for the delay. I just got back from hols today. Lovely firesteel, made fire with it today.
    Great stuff, thanks.
     
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    Can I have one please pm sent
     
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    They look good.
    Pm sent!
     
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    Arrived this morning and it's a great piece of kit. Throws really good sparks.
    Many thanks.

    Dave
     

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