We have searched extensively in order to bring you the very best strikers for flint and steel fire starting.
Our authentically styled flint strikers are forged exclusively for Wilderness Solutions by master blacksmith Shel Browder, using 18th century technology.
Compare the size of these unique strikers with the standard one shown in the photo. These exquisitely finished strikers not only throw hot sparks, their smaller size allows them to fit more neatly in most tinder boxes.
Each Flint and Steel Set comes with a striker, flint, a roll of charcloth and a small quantity of tinder fungus ONLY.
For hundreds of years before the invention of the phosphorus match, flint and steel was the most common means of fire making. Many modern day historical reenactors are familiar with the use of charcloth. However, charcloth is actualy a fairly recent development. Prior to charcloth, a variety of natural tinders were used such as wood punk also called "touchwood".
The following video clip demonstrates how ordinary wood punk can be used with flint and steel:
Each Flint and Steel Set comes with a striker, flint, a roll of charcloth and a small quantity of tinder fungus.
SHIPPING TIMES: Most, but not all orders leave our warehouse within 1-7 business days. Allow time from the day we ship for UPS or the USPS to deliver it to you from Upstate NY. Please call for rush orders before 2:00 Eastern time. That means that some items, to some locations could take two weeks or more. Remember, we're a 50 year old family run business, so feel free to call us for a rush. We can get most of our items out the same day and use next day air and get it to you tomorrow, but you need to call before 2:00 Eastern time.
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