Feather sticks

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Description

Feather sticks is a way to reduce larger sticks into usable kindling or getting at the dry wood inside if all your available wood is wet

Resources

sticks
sharp knife
chopping block / safe surface

Instructions

holding the stick upright against your chopping block
start to shave very small lengths of wood from the stick without cutting them free
the perfect thickness should start to curl as they are shaved from the stick almost paper thick

Tags

  • Bushcraft
  • fire
  • fire lighting

Badge Links

  • Outdoor - Fire and Cook
  • Outdoors - Axe and Saw
  • Outdoors - Backwoods
  • Outdoors - Campfire
  • Survival Skills - Fires
  • Survival Skills - Fires
  • Survival Skills - Knife skills