Category: Fire

How To Build A Finnish Gap Fire For All Night Warmth

How To Build A Finnish Gap Fire For All Night Warmth - These fires are great when you’re sleeping outdoors in a lean-to shelter or under the tree canopy in very cold or arctic conditions. They burn all night, keeping you warm and are awesome to watch!

Choosing the right firewood in a survival situation is so important. It’s a skill that many preppers don’t take seriously. Fire is everything in survival. You cannot forget all the things that you need that fire provides. The most important …

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What Is A Rocket Stove? Why Do I Need One?

What Is A Rocket Stove? Why Do I Need One? — Rocket stoves are fabulous! Easily built but capable of producing a hot flame that you can cook, I suppose, everything over. You can even bake bread with a little modification.

When you build a traditional fire you think that those rolling flames and glowing coals are about as good as it can get. Well, just ask a blacksmith, the fire gets better, hotter and more effective if you add one …

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Make a One Log Fire at your Campsite

How To Make A One Log Rocket Stove - This is a good twist to a Swedish candle and once its been used as a rocket stove to many times you can just use the whole log to place on the fire.

There are many ways to handle fire at your campsite. Many people only know the basics of fire making. They have no idea just how diverse it can be.  Dakota Fire Holes Fires Designed to Burn All Night Upside Down …

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15 Unique Ways to Start a Fire

15 Unique Ways to Start a Fire - Simple. You slowly grind your lighter against a smooth patch of concrete until you accumulate a pile of dust from the flint stick in the lighter. Then you combine that with some tinder, use the lighter to throw a spark at it, and it should easily catch fire.

Imagine you’re lost in an abandoned city after the end of the world as we know it. The sun is going down and the air is getting cold, but your one and only lighter is out of fuel, and you …

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Firewood Ranked By Heat Value (BTU Value)

Firewood Ranked By Heat Value (BTU Value) - Did you know that one cord of wood burned as firewood provides the heat equivalent to that produced by burning 200 to 250 gallons of heating oil, depending on the type of hardwood you are using? That is why it is so important to stockpile the correct wood.

Did you know that one cord of wood burned as firewood provides the heat equivalent to that produced by burning 200 to 250 gallons of heating oil, depending on the type of hardwood you are using? That is why it …

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10 Tips for Starting a Fire in Bad Weather

10 Tips for Starting a Fire in Bad Weather - Still, sometimes it can be very difficult to get to that point. You might be battling all sorts of situations and the worst of all is to battle the weather. Bad weather conditions can make fire seem nearly impossible. Still, there are ways to make it work and this article is going to offer you 10 tips on how to do just that.

There is no power greater than creating a fire in a bad situation. When you get that ember to glow and that tinder starts to burn, you know you have something. Once your kindling goes up in flames and you …

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DIY Brick Fire Pit on a Budget

DIY Brick Fire Pit on a Budget - This project is easy to make and because its made of brick it is a sturdy pit. You will have no worries about looters stealing the metal one.

Having a sturdy fire pit on your property is a great way to enjoy a fire during a BBQ’s, a family get together or just having drinks around it during a social gathering. Love it. Think about if the power goes out, this …

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Use Old Crayons to Make Firestarters

Getting kids involved in preparedness can be a struggle. It doesn't help that you are facing off against some of the most powerful tech in existence.

Getting kids involved in preparedness can be a struggle. It doesn’t help that you are facing off against some of the most powerful tech in existence. I am talking about the digital device! Wrangling the Ipad from your child can …

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Stove Necklace Idea for Ultralight Backpacking

Wearable tech is a trend that is exploding. We are just watching its most crude and early phases in things like the Fit Bit. These forms of tech are driven by modern, city living and high tech communications. However, what …

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How To Make The Mini Metal Foundry

How To Make The Mini Metal Foundry — I have been sharing great DIY articles for years now so I thought I had pretty much seen all there is in regards to DIY projects but boy was I wrong! This DIY mini foundry project is easy and cheap to make and best of all, you can cast your own aluminum from old soda cans.

There are lots of things in this life that simple. We should all strive towards a more simple life. It makes everything better. You might look at this foundry and wonder, why on earth, but it is a multifunction DIY …

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