Bowdrill; Les Primitifs, Genevieve Lavoie

Bow Drill

Videos

Bow Drill Fire, Proper Form:   Practical Primitive   A video focused on developing the proper form to make a bow drill fire.

Perfect Bow Drill Notch:  Practical Primitive  Detailed information on the art of carving the perfect notch.

Bow Drill Fire, Night Vision:  Practical Primitive  

Bow-Drill Fire with Stone Tools- Tropical Survival; Caribbean Earth Skills at Mount Victory Camp. Matt Corridino demonstrates making a complete bow drill set from tropical plants and only using stone tools.

How to Make a Bow Drill Fire Kit:  Treasure Family (Michele Ballantyne)  Step by step making a kit with prepared materials.

All Primitive Bow Drill Fire:  Tom McElroy, Wild Survival:  This video shows how to make a kit with zero manufactured materials, including a knife.

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