Video: Pencil Sharpeners for Fire Starting

Video: Pencil Sharpeners for Fire Starting


Survival tipsJohn D. McCann, author of Stay Alive! Survival Skills You Need, demonstrates how to start a fire using pencil sharpeners. These tools are perfect for making tinder with wet sticks.

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  1. What a waste of time! We are all aware of how pencil sharpeners function, and you re-covered that without showing how well the tinder worked. The tinder is the point, not the trivial use of the pencil sharpener. The use of the pencil sharpener on twigs could have been covered in one sentence; it did not require a 5 minute video.


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