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HOW TO: Make Fire by Friction: The Hand-Drill Method

Posted: Sun, February, 19th 2017

One of the hardest yet rewarding methods of making fire from scratch is the hand-drill.

In this tutorial I will show how to make a fire-by-friction with the Hand-Drill The hand-drill is simpler to construct than the Bow-Drill. There are only 2 components: the hearth or fire-board, hand-hold, and the spindle...

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Making Mukluks w/ The Urban-Aboriginal Video Course


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Posted: Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019


In the video, Brain-Tan Buckskin DVD: The Dry-Scrape Method, I will take you through the entire process from a 'green' hide to a soft, supple, luxurious, finished product.

In this video, How to Make Fire by Friction : The Bow - Drill Method, I will show you how to create one of the most reliable ways to start a fire from scratch.

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