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Elevation episode 5 – Friction Fire

No matches?  No lighter?  No problem! Watch the NMD crew make a roaring campfire using the hand-spindle method.  This method uses a spindle and a notched board, to generate enough friction to create a live ember.  This live ember is carefully placed in a bed of dry grass.  With several deep breathes, enough oxygen is … Continue reading »

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