Bushcraft - The Bow Drill Bible. (Paperback)
Bushcraft - The Bow Drill Bible.
Being able to make fire using Bow Drill is a fundamental skill of primitive technology and used as a survival skill in Bushcraft. The complete guide for Bow Drill Friction fire. This pocket field guide is 5.5" x 8.5" and fits perfectly in any pack or jacket pocket. Colour photos help guide you through every step of the bow drill process, from material selection to blowing your ember into flame.
Never before have such detailed instructions been available with information on how to make fire by friction using a bow drill set. The author thoroughly explains every facet of the process from making the bow drill set to creating a fire. Making bow drill friction fire easy even for the first timer. With experience of over 10 years in Bushcraft and constructing hundreds of bow drill sets, now he reveals the methods and techniques in Bushcraft - The Bow Drill Bible.
Filled with history, humour and practical advice invaluable for anyone interested in making fire by friction. Bushcraft - The Bow Drill Bible introduces the history of man's relationship with fire, how to create fire using the ancient method of bow drill and much more. Including clear photographs, diagrams and charts on such things as wood selection for bow drill material and types of firewood to burn. The book doesn't just cover how to make a bow drill fire, it also includes how to make a tinder bundle and a fire lay ensuring that you can start and maintain the fire created.
The author also gives advice on developing your new fire making skills and with a huge problem-solving index, ensures and problems or obstacles can be easily overcome. This book is a must have for anyone who wants to master the most primitive of all fire making tools.
"Just finished your book. I must say as someone who was self taught and someone who teaches, it is by far the most informative information I have read on the Bow Drill and I can see you have put the time and effort in. Every time I thought you had missed something out I turned the page and there it was. Excellent work Leigh." - Axe and Paddle.