Tips, Tactics, and Techniques for Starting a Fire in Any Situation Christopher Nyerges ... The Russian fireplace is a style of building the flue so that there is a series of baffles, meaning heat and gases from the fireplace do not ...
Author: Christopher Nyerges
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Sports & Recreation
Learn How to Start a Fire, Even When It Seems Impossible! Since the dawn of mankind, fire has been a staple of survival. Whether it is used to keep warm, cook food, or scare away predators, fire is an essential element, one that is almost impossible for humans to live without. But with society's current dependence on modern tools and technology, many persons would have no idea how to start a fire without matches or a lighter. In an emergency situation, a lack of knowledge about it could easily prove fatal. In Guide to Making Fire without Matches, survival expert Christopher Nyerges provides readers with all the skills that they may need to start a fire without modern tools. The book begins by covering the history and lore surrounding fire, and then moves on to describe, in detail, the four main methods through which fire is made: friction, the sun, electricity, and chemistry. Additional topics include: How to make a fire in the rain The best locations to build a fire Safety precautions to take when around fire How to tend your fire How to make a signal fire Different ways to cook with fire And much more! With helpful diagrams, illustrations, and sidebars, Guide to Making Fire without Matches is the ultimate reference book for learning about an essential element.
For a time homes were being built without chimneys and existing fireplaces were blocked off . ... The latter part of the book discusses the many appliances which can make the fireplace an even more viable , efficient and attractive form ...
Making. Fire. As with the bow-drill, the serving tray should be positioned under the notch. Once again the goal is to fill the notch with hot ash. When it is full, give the drill four more aggressive passes as fast as you can spin and ...
Author: Mark Warren
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Category: Sports & Recreation
In the second volume of the Secrets of the Forest series, Mark Warren addresses a wide range of what an outdoorsperson needs to know about fire such as: how to create it from scratch using three different methods (hand drill, bow drill, and fire-saw). which species of trees and dried winter weeds make good candidates for a fire kit. where to find tinder that can combust. how to construct a fail-proof pyre by mixing fast-burning fuel with dense hardwood. how to sustain a fire for the long term, including how to safely store a smoldering fire that can survive for several days. The second half of the book is dedicated to storytelling and ceremony. Its main purpose is how to design stories that augment whatever lessons a teacher has in mind. Such stories can familiarize students with the fine points of archery, canoeing, tracking, stalking, and other crafts or skills. Borrowing from Native American traditions, Warren introduces dozens of ways for young outdoorspeople to build self-esteem and a deep connection with the forest. This volume contains more than 100 original activities.
The Iroquois are unique in America, and perhaps in the world, in making fire with the pump-drill. Several other tribes in America use the pump drill to pierce stone and shell, for which purpose it is an excellent tool, ...
Author: Walter Hough
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
Reproduction of the original: Fire-making Apparatus in the U. S. National Museum. by Walter Hough
Everything depends on keeping the dust in a heap ; it is impossible to make fire without doing this . This is true in all kinds of wooden fire - making tools . By examination of many specimens of aboriginal fire apparatus it is found ...
Introduction Many fire - dependent forests — especially those with historically short - interval , low- to moderate - severity fire regimes - contain more small trees and fewer large trees , have higher fuel loads , and greater fuel ...
Fire has been important to humans since the earliest civilizations. Once ancient people discovered how to make it, they had light and warmth they could control. They could cook food. They used fire's heat to help make tools and other ...
Author: Louella Bath
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Building fire is an essential survival skill. Whether the fire is used at a campsite or to signal for help, anyone heading into the wild must have fire-starting knowledge. This title teaches readers basic fire-building skills. They learn the science of fire, the materials needed to build one, and most importantly, fire safety practices. Multiple fire-making skills are covered in this text, which aims to prepare readers for any situation they encounter. Simple diagrams, detailed photographs, and fact boxes provide opportunities for additional learning. With a focus on safety and preparedness, this text is sure to delight budding wilderness adventurers.
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