fire lighting


Getting the most out of your fire steel fire steels

Getting the most out of your fire steel

Whilst I’ve previously written about fire steels in this post from 2017, we’ve put together a 10 minute video showing how to go about getting the most out of your fire steel.  It includes demonstrations of the push forward method, the thumb push and the pull back methods as well as a couple of techniques […]


How to use a traditional flint and steel

Whilst I’ve previously written about how to use a traditional flint and steel in this post, I thought I’d do a short video demonstrating how to use this great fire lighting technique.  Typically I tend to hold the piece of flint in my left hand and the steel in my right and then bring the […]

How to use a traditional flint and steel | traditional flint & steel | bushcraft | Kent | London | south east

how to make and use a tinder bundle | inner barks | tinder | tinders | bushcrfat | Kent | south east | London

How to make and use a tinder bundle

Whilst I’ve previously written about tinder bundles here, we decided to put together a short video showing how to make and use a tinder bundle showing some of the more important aspects such as construction, wind direction, posture and breathing.  In the video I’ve used the inner bark of sweet chestnut but I could have […]