Feather sticks

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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


sharp knife
chopping block / safe surface


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


  • Bushcraft
  • fire
  • fire lighting

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