Fire Building

How to make Fire

Fire Structure

1. make a teepee/ upside down cone shape structure.

2. start small build larger.

3. put kindling/tinder in center.

4. light tinder.

5. add kindling outside if structure untill hot- orange coals appear.

Fire Plough

1. make a groove in a softwood board

2. rub hardwood on board with high frequency

3. the friction from this causes heat

4. shavings light and provide the combustable material.


TInder- dry material such as leaves, bark, or grass.

Kindling- combustable small dry twigs/ sticks. Also includes dead branches.

Fuel- Materials to keep fire such as dead branches.