Top Ten Survival Skills – Make Fire

Top Ten Survival Skills

Number 4 - MAKING A FIRE

Having the skill to make fire is absolutely essential in any survival situation - without this ability will render many other important survival necessities impossible.  

In a survival situation having this knowledge and ability are essential for survival. Fire will provide you with heat and light, as well as being a means to cook your food and sterilise your drinking water, to ward off would be predators and also a great moral and physiological booster. 

Fire is very easy to make but, can be very difficult without any modern tools, but requires a lot of patience and practice  - in fact you cannot really know how difficult it can be until you actually try it.!

Every survival skill requires that you practice and this definitely applies when it comes to making your own fire.
Below are the three main methods of making fire  Each one is a skill in its own right, although they are all trying to achieve to same goal: to get amber, from there you can start a fire.

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Bow Drill Method

Hand Drill Method

Fire Plough Method