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Successful Bowdrill Fire

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Successful Bowdrill Fire With Cedar Wood (One of the best woods in my opinion for a friction fire)

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11 thoughts on “Successful Bowdrill Fire

  1. Finally I made another bowdrill fire. Cedar wood is one of the best woods in my opinion for friction fires. Knife used in this video: Thanks for watching and a Happy New Year 🙂

    1. Where I live the trees are pretty much fir and cedar in the mountains, so it’s great to see someone have success with making a bow drill fire with cedar. Great video, thanks for sharing.

  2. You cannot know you stopped too early because the first try you waited more than 10 seconds before you even removed the gear. Least amount of time between when you stop drilling, to when you are blowing at the heat source = best chance of success. The longer you wait, the more heat will die out of what you have accomplished.

  3. Wow! I have never thought cedar wood would be able to be a good source of firing making. You have been SUBSCRIBED, Survival Lilly! Please keep making more videos. Love it!

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