There are tons of videos on Youtube and all sorts of info all over the internet about firepistons

 

Has anyone on here ever made one? I definetly will give it a try one day made from wood only.

 

I like diesel engines too  :D

Views: 277

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

I've been doing some research and found these video of a native Semelai making a firepiston using the most basic tools. This is definitely something I want to have a go at, although I will probably cheat and use a drill!

Firepiston construction by a native Semelai. Part 1 of 2

Firepiston construction by a native Semelai. Part 2 of 2
yeah thats one of the videos i saw before it is verry good.
Yeah it wood be a good weekend project to do at home and use some cheats.
But You should be able to then have crafted a piece of tool thats verry usefull and might last a while
Definitely would be a great piece of kit. Do you know whether it would light a slightly damp tinder or is that asking too much?

Keep us updated if you have a go at it and take plenty of photos during the process!

Yeah I wouldnt mind making one some day too..But does anyone know of anyone selling these in NZ??  I really just wanna buy one and start using it.

RSS

Support Us

Shop through this affiliate link portal as we get a small commission:

www.fishpond.co.nz

Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

© 2018   Created by Ryan Johnson-Hunt.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service