To Master The S.T.E.A.M. Universe of Wood Phryction PhyreKeeping. Because everything else is just "friction fire."
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So, this Velvetleaf (Abutilon theophrasti) started growing in a small patch of disturbed soil (which is exactly what Velvetleaf does) in my yard. And, I have to mow our lawn soon. I just don’t have it in me to mow it over. So… welcome to the newest member of the Lau family: “Velma” the Velvetleaf!
7 More Hand Drills. Each has the permanent ID of its Common Name, the Scientific Name, The Base Diameter and a Serial #, Woodburned inside a 2 inch length of the Spindle. All are 22 inches long. Anyone looking for a particular Hand Drill Spindle Species? I have a rather LARGE harvested collection from New Jersey over the past 10 years. Email me at: email@example.com
Yucca spp. are commonly used for weaving and starting friction fires as the leaves and trunks have low ignition temps when dry. Many also bear edible parts including fruits, seeds, flowers, flowering stems and, more rarely, roots. Soaptree (yucca elata) roots are high in saponins and used as soap. Rural Appalachian species such as yucca filamentosa are known as "meat hangers" as their sharp tipped leaves puncture meat and are then knotted to form hanging loops. Hardiness varies widely. Zone ...