University of Atlantia

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Flint and Steel Firemaking

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Instructor:
Elias de Birton

University Session UA103 February 1, 2020 Course # 102
Time 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Fee
Length 1 hr Credits 1
Attendees 12/∞ Room Courtyard
Course Category Medieval Technology

Description
his class will be an introduction to starting a fire with flint and steel, with some discussion of medieval European fire steels and documentable tinders, practical tips for building a fire, and demonstration of techniques for striking sparks. Participants will have a chance to try their hand at generating sparks using flint and steel.