Air, Heat and Fuel
Ignition and First Flame
Matches and Case, Lighter, Flint, Magnifying Glass
Waxed Cardboard, Waxed Linen, Trioxane, Charcoal
Remove a match and close the cover.
Strike the match
on the prepared surface.
Protect the flame!
Cup your hands.
A match can be blown out easily.
A durable match or flame.
1 x 3 inches of waxed cardboard burns 5 minutes.
Back to the sun and Focus light on charcoal.
It only takes a moment to ignite.
Blow on the Charcoal and it will
Glow at over 1200 degrees.
Sources for Charcoal in the field.
Lightning Strike tree
Press into the tinder and Blow
The tinder will make a sound before it lights
it will start to flutter.
From tinder that can go out easily, light a
match like Waxed linen.
The durable match can light your Fire.
Ferocerium Fire Starter
Scrape steel on the Flint to shower Sparks
Sparks ignite Trioxane or Sterno quickly.
Place trioxane in tinder and small sticks.
Build your fire a few sticks at a time.
Bark pile near a dead tree or a hollow stump are sources for
Pitch makes a hot fire and knots burn
even in the wettest winter.
Safe and Reflective
Pick your spot to reflect the heat.
Add Rocks for shelter
A wind screen helps.
Nice and Clean Space
A clean and safe place to sit helps.
Don't play with it, let it burn.
Home Made Stove
Small stoves save fuel and work.
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