Bethel Forge - Traditional 'Italian' Flint & Steel Fire Striker (85-1102)
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Traditional Classic 'Italian' Shaped Fire Steel Hand Forged.by Bethel Forge (85-1102)
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Ease of Use Rating: 5/5 (From Beginner Upwards)
Traditional Large Italian style 'C' Shaped ‘Flint & Steel’ Striker
Beautifully Hand Forged in the USA Exclusively for Shark Designs
Easy to hold and use
High spark yielding
Makers Mark B.F.
A 2,000 year old fire making technology
Measures: Approx 77mm x 45mm
Ideal for Bushcraft Enthusiast, Survivalists, Re-enactors,
And Budding Pioneers
This traditional 'C' Shaped Italian style Fire Steel has been hand crafted and hand forged in the USA by a traditional Blacksmith and has been designed by us at Shark Designs.
This hand-forged traditional styled 'Classic large C ' steel striker is used for traditional ‘Flint & Steel’ fire making. Used with Amadou tinder fungus or Char Cloth, the sparks created from this top quality steel striker will easily form an ember that can be used to ignite a tinder bundle. Each fire steel has a hand made, hand forged look, which makes these particular fire steels very appealing and they have a very rustic and honest feel about them. Each fire steel measures approximately 77 mm x 45 mm, but each steel may vary slightly due to being hand forged. Its an ideal size for keeping in a Tinderbox or a Tinder Pouch.
There are two classic ways to hold to hold your fire steel.Please visit our Web Site/Facebook Page/You Tube for more information and a practical demonstartion on how you use your Fire Steel
Please see our other Listings for other Fire Steels that we have on offer. For more information about our full range of traditional ‘Flint & Steel’ Tinderboxes plus our classic range of Hudson Bay Tinder Boxes as well as articles about traditional Fire Lighting techniques visit our main Website Shark Designs or Shark Tinderbox.
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Ideal for Beginners to Experts.
This style of Fire Steel is ideally suited for the complete Beginners to the Expert Traditional Flint & Steel Fire Lighting Master, and anyone in between who wants a Fire Steel that is exceptionally easy to use and that produces a very high yield of sparks with absolutely no effort.
This style of Fire Steel is ideally suited for instructors to use when teaching children Traditional 'Flint& Steel' Fire Lighting, or anyone who wants a more challenging spark based fire lighting methodology other than using a Ferrocerium Rod Striker. The balance, weight and shape of this style of Fire Steel make it an absolute doddle to use, giving off a high yield of sparks with no experience required. An exceptional Fire Steel at any level of experience. Experienced users should get sparks on each and every strike.
Tinder Pouch Starter Kit (Optional Extra)
Why not add to your traditional styled Fire Steel with one of our Tinder Pouch Starter Kits that contains everything that you would need to start creating fires the way our ancestors did for over 2,000 years? This simple Tinder Pouch Starter Kit contains everything that you would require to turn your Fire Steel into a Traditional Tinder Pouch.
Beaver Bushcraft Natural Cotton Drawstring Pouch
Natural Norfolk Flints
Natural Amadou Tinder
100% Cotton Char Cloth
Jute Tinder Rope
How to look after and use your Traditional Fire Steel Instructions sheet