Articles - Fire Lighting

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Tinder ... Is it time for a New Vocabulary? 'Smoulinder' and 'Flaminder'

In this article I want to address and, hopefully, expand the richness and colour of the English Language ...

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A Brief guide on how to use Traditional 'Flint & Steel'

The most common question we get asked is how do ‘these’ work? 

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Two Common Ways to Strike Flint and Steel for Fire Lighting

The use of ‘Flint & Steel’ is a very traditional way of making fire that stretches back in history...

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How to Make Amadou Tinder

Amadou is a Top Quality Natural Tinder with the following qualities...

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Chaga truly a great tinder fungus

In this article, we will look at the Chaga Fungus, Inonotus obliquus, which is truly one of the best forms of natural tinder...