Hacks and Tips — tinder
How to make char cloth.
char cloth firemaking firestarting survival tinderF. Lin
Char cloth is one of my favorite fire-making tools. It easily takes a spark and burns slowly which is quite useful for igniting a tinder bundle. Pair some char cloth with a ferrocium rod and fire-making becomes less daunting. Char cloth is simply just as its name implies, charred cloth. Its basically charcoal. I have only used cotton to make my char cloth but according to wikipedia, it can be made from any fabric that is 100% vegetable based, so linen and jute work also. Essentially the material is burned in the absence of oxygen. The process is actually easier...