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Hand Drill Friction Fire-Making Kit

Mule Fat (Baccharis viminea) drill
on
Box Elder (Acer negundo) hearth

Not all woods, or even sometimes individual pieces within a species, will work in friction fire-making kits. These kits, made from excellent friction fire materials, are individually tested so that you can be sure whether or not you need a better kit, or if just need to work on technique. We have taught this method to hundreds of people for almost 20 years and use these same woods and educational materials in our classes.

Hand Drill Friction Firemaking How-to Handout included
(contains tips on efficiency, how to get started,
basic friction firemaking concepts, lists of good fire-making woods and tinders and how to make a kit.)

$23

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Hand Drill Friction Firemaking How-to Handout
(contains tips on efficiency, how to get started,
basic friction firemaking concepts, lists of good fire-making woods and tinders, and how to make a kit.)

$1.50


Hide Scraping tool

Bar type planer blade hide scraping tool used for fleshing, membraning, graining, and dehairing steps of wet hides over beams. With the exception of some dry-scraping methodologies, nearly all tanning procedures use this type of tool at some point in the process. Made of two-sided recycled planer blade stock with comfortable round hose & wood handles.

$25 (+$5 shipping)

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Cables

Galvanized wire rope w/ loops. Used for softening hides

$8 (+$4 shipping)


Stationary Stake blades

Stainless steel blade for fastening to top of a stationary stake. Used in softening and opening hides in tanning. No risk of rust staining hide. Stainless screws included.

$8 (+ $4 shipping)

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Dogbane photo

sm. (3.5" X 5") $1
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Sinew photo

sm. (3.5" X 5") $1
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Skin Fiber photo

sm. (3.5" X 5") $1
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Orders shipped via US Postal Service unless otherwise requested

UNITED STATES

In California, please include
7.25% sales tax

Prices subject to change
without notice

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Paleotechnics to:
Paleotechnics
PO Box 876 Boonville, CA 95415

Questions?
email ts@paleotechnics.com or call 707-391-8683
(from US only)
please do not call from overseas

Flat Rate
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3-5 days
from date shipped
Book Rate
Economy

1-2 weeks
from date shipped
($.01-$29.99) $6.00
($30-$79.99) $11.00
($80-and up) $15.00
($.01-$9.99) $4.00
($10-$24.99) $5.00
($25-$49.99) $6.00
($50-and up) $7.00
INTERNATIONAL
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International
Priority Mail
(Canada & Mexico)
Flat Rate
International
Priority Mail
(all other countries)
($.01-$29.99) $20.00
($30-$99.99) $55.00
($100-and up) $70.00
($.01-$29.99) $25.00
($30-$99.99) $78.00
($100-and up) $100.00

Orders are usually shipped within a week
but please allow 1-2 weeks for delivery via priority mail
and 2-3 weeks for delivery via book rate.

We really practice these skills, live in the woods,
do not go to town everyday and are not tied to our computer,
so please do not expect "next day" response.
We will respond by email and then process orders expediently
when we receive them.

Shipping may be delayed slightly if we are out of town.


PALEOTECHNICS
Steven Edholm & Tamara Wilder
PO Box 876 Boonville, CA 95415
707-391-8683

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