Bringing Flames to Your Fingertips

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Lulu.com, Jun 1, 2007 - Education - 52 pages
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This guide was created out of natural history and Native American primitive living skills courses delivered by Badger Claw Interpreters. Years of observations with thousands of schoolchildren and adults have focused our attention on the techniques that work best for the student. As a resource for beginners and instructors, young and old alike, our goal is to encourage students in their first successful fire creation attempt. Bringing Flames to your Fingertips provides in-depth coverage of the following topics: . Materials - what is needed, how to create items and detailed descriptions of items in our firemaking kit . 29 photographs to visually illustrate techniques . Step by step guide to skills you will learn while firemaking . Useful plants found in the wilderness . Tips and Hints throughout the book . Troubleshooting section . Suggestions for firemaking materials . Over 40 info filled pages Check out www.badgerclaws.com for firemaking kits to accompany this guide!
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Idea
3
The Materials
4
The Firebow
6
The Drill
9
The String
12
The Fireboard
17
The Tinder Bundle
19
The Hand Cup
21
The Technique
23
The Fire
34
The Spirit
35
Plants That Work
37
Dougs Suggested Firemaking Kit
42
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