Chicago School Of Wilderness Skills Offering Fire By Friction Class On July 11

I understand there’s still a couple of spots open for tomorrow’s “Fire by Friction 201” class offered by the Chicago School Of Wilderness Skills (first blogged about here). From the organization’s “Calendar Of Events” page:

Fire by Friction 201
Saturday, July 11, 2015
1:00pm- 4:00pm

This is a must have skill for anyone seeking to be self-reliant. This course will teach you not only how to build a fire that will start in just about any weather but how to do it using nothing more than a few pieces of wood and some string. By the end of this course you will understand how to properly prep a fire, making a tinder birds nest and most importantly how to spin out an ember and blow it into a raging fire.

Skills to be covered:

The bow drill kit fundamentals
Collecting fire material
Forming a birds nest
Prepping the fire
Using the kit to spin an ember
Blowing an ember into a flame

$30 per person

I haven’t taken any classes from the Chicago School Of Wilderness Skills, but I sure hope to one day as soon as my schedule frees up.

For more information and/or to sign up for the above instruction, head on over to the school’s website here.

Christopher E. Hill
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