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How to make a pine torch

Как изготовить факел из сосны

The torch is a type of lamp that shines intensively, for a long time (up to one and a half hours) and in any weather.

Consider one of the simplest ways to make a pine torch.

  • We cut a pine branch at the base.
  • Как изготовить факел из сосны
  • The end of the branch is divided into 4 sections.
  • Как изготовить факел из сосны
  • We insert small twigs into the cracks that have formed - in order to expand them as much as possible. This will fix the tinder in the gaps, as well as provide oxygen to the tinder.
  • Как изготовить факел из сосны
  • On the outside of the torch we make serifs, which will allow it to flare up faster.
  • Как изготовить факел из сосны
  • Fill the crack of the torch with pine shavings.
  • Как изготовить факел из сосны
  • It is desirable that the amount of chips in the cracks be greater than shown in the photographs.
  • Как изготовить факел из сосны
  • We set fire to the torch and let it flare up, protecting it from the wind.
  • Как изготовить факел из сосны
  • A flaming torch will not stop neither rain nor wind ...
  • Как изготовить факел из сосны
  • It burns for about 1-1.5 hours. This will be enough to equip temporary housing or provide first aid.
  • Как изготовить факел из сосны