How to start a fire by rubbing two sticks together. Andrew demonstrates the action of using friction to create embers with a Bowdrill- the ultimate Bushcraft skill.

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Comment by John Humphris on June 28, 2011 at 18:00
Awesome... I have seen a Ray Mears DVD where natives add a few grains of sand to the hearth to add friction. This may be helpful if your chosen wood was not ideal and a little bit extra may mean the difference between failure or fire.

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