busting.

who knew matches were over-rated?! not me. i love ’em and i miss them. when working for second nature, matches and lighters are not an option. they only start fires through a process called “busting.” one must harvest her own busting set, generally using sage wood. you need to make a base, spindle, bow, and top rock. the carving and shaving is actually kind of fun. then comes the technique (which i don’t currently have). i’ve attached a few pictures…

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