Clinic Title: Bow Drill Fire Skills Course
Single Day Skills Clinic: 10am – 2pm
Course Fee: $60 (You will leave with a finished Bow Drill Set and Fire Knowledge that will last a lifetime)
Course Schedule & Dates: CLICK THIS LINK TO VISIT THE COURSE CALENDAR
Materials to bring: Pocket or Fixed Blade knife for carving, Camera, Note-Pad, Pencil
NOTE: There will be a 30 minute lunch break. Please pack a lunch. Bottled water is provided free of charge.
You just rub 2 sticks together and fire magically appears, right? Well, not quite exactly like that…
Have you ever wanted to master the Bow Drill? Or, have you tried and failed? This is the clinic for you!
Learn the most popular and mysterious survival skill of all time – the Bow Drill Fire. Creek Stewart will walk you through each step of the process from gathering your tinder bundle to wood selection. Each student will leave the course with a proven and tested Bow Drill Fire Kit that they have made from scratch. You will use one of Creek’s favorite spindle materials – either Mullein or Yucca – and cedar as the hearth board. You will gather your own bow from the Willow Haven Forest. You will learn how to carve each piece of the Bow Drill Set. You will also use your own set to generate a friction coal and blow it into a flame using your tinder bundle. The is an A-Z Bow Drill Course and no one will fail!
KEY SKILLS TAUGHT:
- Tinder bundle selection – TIPS AND TRICKS
- Wood Selection & Forest Walk
- How to make and carve your wooden components
- How to generate a coal
- How to blow that coal into a flame
- Detailed discussion of different bow drill variations
To register for this course please click the registration link below: