Learn how your ancestors did it! Before lighters, there was friction fire. We'll be studying and experiencing one of the most consistent of many different methods: The Bow Drill. It has duel purpose as a fire maker or as a drill, making it extra useful. Students will learn about history as well as how to carve and use the kit. Each student goes home with their personal kit that they make from local trees.
Zach Fisher is a Primitive Skills instructor and practitioner living in the Hudson Valley. He has attended classes and workshops at the Tom Brown Jr Tracker School in New Jersey since 2010. He is a professional outdoor adventure guide and a co-founder of Earth Living Skills based in Brooklyn, NY