Friday, August 14, 2015

Primitive Fire Making While On Vacation

You can tell we are historical interpreters...even on vacation!  We couldn't resist a 2 1/2 hour workshop on how to make a friction fire using a bow drill.  It involved a lot of trial and error, which actually taught us a lot about the process.  The workshop wasn't necessarily supposed to last that long, but we were determined!  And, we finally managed to get an ember started before we called it a day:

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