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 […]

Fungus as tinder

In this post I want to take a look at using fungus as tinder.  The ones that I discuss here, as best I can tell, can be found all year round, they don’t appear to be particularly seasonal.  When ignited they create an ember and not a flame, so you might want to take a […]

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natual tinders - blow grass

Natural tinders 1

I’ve written before about natural tinders, and I’ve got a few new ones to add to the list.  On our recent (and totally awesome) trip to the Isle of Arran with Arran Bushcraft & Survival, we found ourselves in some different habitats and found some new natural tinders on our wanders. The main camp was based in a conifer […]