Fire by Friction Bushcraft Day

Course Date

17th August 2020

Course Time

10:00 am

Course Location

Springwood , Melbourne,

Learn how to light a fire with primitive technology

This one-day event is a great opportunity to gain some real insight and confidence in the fascinating subject of fire lighting. Tremendously satisfying for both beginners and experienced bushcraft practitioners alike, want to learn the skill of making fire with nothing but sticks!

During the day you will:

  • Explore different techniques for creating fire by friction – bow drill and hand drill methods
  • Gain an understanding about the materials and preparation that are required for each set
  • Be expertly guided through each step of the way until you get success after success


What to bring

Bring a packed lunch and enthusiasm

Where sensible outdoors clothes and footwear

About the instructor

Dave Watson has devoted his life to using his bushcraft skills to help develop, train or mentor people from all walks of life. He spent ten years working for outdoor activity centres, before setting up Woodland Survival Crafts in 1995.

Dave’s passion for ancient survival skills, or ‘bushcraft’ as it has become known, stems from his teenage years when he spent much of his time wandering around Britain in semi-wild places trying to live off the land. His passion is infectious and his knowledge is endless.

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Course Location

Total places 10 (10 Left)
  • Springwood
  • Ashby Road
  • Melbourne,
  • Derbyshire
  • United Kingdom

Course Schedule Details

  • 17th August 2020
    10:00 am - 3rd August 2020 - 12:00 am
  • 12th August 2020
    1:00 pm - 8th August 2020 - 5:00 pm
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