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June 2019

Firemaking Weekend

June 15 @ 10:00 am - June 16 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every 4 weeks that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until 24/06/2019

Five Senses, Bamff House
Alyth, Perthshire PH11 8LF United Kingdom
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Using a bow drill to make fire

Learn the art of firemaking by collecting supplies and foraging, creating your own tools, and making fire from scratch.  Rather than just visiting for a day, spend a weekend with us on the 1300 acre Bamff Estate with its resident beavers, otters and organic sheep and cows.  Learn bow drill use and design, hand drill, fire kits (natural and high tech), flint and steel, cordage, tinders and wood selection, stone tools and improvisation, travelling with fire, and lighting in all-weather.…

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