Make a Fire by Friction

How To : Make an emergency fire with bamboo friction

In this video, you'll learn about friction fire lighting using wild bamboo sticks. So, if you're ever stuck out in Thailand on a cold and damp night, cut down some bamboo and light your own campfire to stay warm! This video shows you this very common technique in Southeast Asi ...more

How To : Start a fire using friction

In this video you'll see how the Masai tribe make fire using friction. All you need is some really dry brush or grass, a stick and piece of wood with a hole.

How To : Start a fire with the "fire saw" friction method

This video illustrate us how to start a fire with the "fire saw" friction method. Here are the following steps: Step 1: First of all take the bark of bamboo or any other tree keeping in mind that the bark should be intact and that it is completely dry. Step 2: Now take any s ...more

How To : Use fire thong method in the woods

Brush up on your survival skills with help from this video conducted by the Maine Primitive Skills School. In this video, learn how to start a fire in the woods practicing the fire thong friction fire method using rattan wood.

How To : Pop Delicious Popcorn on the Stove

Remember the oh so delicious buttery popcorn you could only get at the movie theater? You can actually make popcorn that tastes this good right in your own home. All you need are the right ingredients and a little practice. Once you try this delectable snack, you will never ea ...more

How To : Use the strap drill method to start a fire

Brush up on your survival skills with help from Maine Primitive Skills School instructor Nick Spadaro. In this video, learn how to keep yourself warm on your camping trip & start a fire using the strap drill friction fire method.

How To : Start a fire with a "flint on marcasite" method

In this Disaster Preparation video tutorial you will learn how to start a fire with a "flint on marcasite" method. Mal Stephens, head instructor of Maine Primitive Skill School presents this video. Marcasite is a form of iron pyrite and you can get friction fire from fine grai ...more

How To : Start a fire with the hand drill

John Campbell instructs the audience on using the hand drill method of starting a friction fires. First, you can use a piece of cottonwood as your fire-board (in his opinion, cottonwood is the best). You need to carve a small round hole about a quarter of an inch away from the ...more

How To : Make a fire with an empty lighter

For the technique in this how-to video, you need: smoking papers, receipt or any thin paper and a hard surface like a cd case or book and a piece of paper on top for friction. If your lighter runs out of gas you can still start a fire with these items from your pocket. Watch t ...more

How To : Make fire with a bow drill

Do you consider yourself a survivalist? Well, you can't be a survival expert if you don't know how to start a fire without a match or lighter. The bow drill is an ancient tool for making fire. The bow rotates the drill, and the friction produces enough heat to start a fire. Y ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : SHAITAN

SHAITAN n pl. -S an evil spirit 60 points (10 points without the bingo) For the closing of these Halloween-themed bingo words, there's no better word than SHAITAN, the evilest of all evils, which is present in all horror movie monsters and demons. Generally speaking, SHAITA ...more

How To : Perform First Aid on 1st, 2nd and 3rd Degree Burns

What is a burn? It's a form of injury to body tissues which is caused by heat, corrosive substances or friction. There is another form of burn, which is known as scald; it results from exposure to hot water or steam. There are three degrees of burns, explained below. First d ...more

How To : Perform First Aid on 1st, 2nd and 3rd Degree Burns

What is a burn? It's a form of injury to body tissues which is caused by heat, corrosive substances or friction. There is another form of burn, which is known as scald; it results from exposure to hot water or steam. There are three degrees of burns, explained below. First d ...more

News : Pull fire & water pen pranks

This one starts out pretty tame with the water prank. But rest assured, the second round pen prank satisfies. We very much appreciate the 'safety' of adding water to the pen body in case the flame gets out of control. Nobody laughs at third degree burns. NextRaker is one of o ...more

How To : The Fastest Way to Take Your Shirt Off

Sometimes you've gotta take your shirt off fast, whether it's a romantic night, a quick jump in the pool, or for extinguishing someone on fire. Most of us remove a shirt by grabbing either the bottom or collar region and pulling it up over our heads, both of which are probabl ...more

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