This is a feather stick. It is simple to make and a great way to start a fire. You take some dry wood and with your knife shave slivers of wood but keep them attached to the piece of wood. The shavings of wood now become your tinder that help get the larger chunk of wood burning. This photo shows pieces of char cloth in it to start your fire. I use char cloth or cotton balls covered in Vaseline.
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