The Book of Building Fires - S. Coulthard

The Book of Building Fires

By S. Coulthard

  • Release Date: 2018-10-09
  • Genre: Sports & Outdoors


Learn to construct the best fire, whether it’s in a fireplace, a woodstove, or a campsite in the great outdoors.

Straightforward instruction and helpful how-to illustrations provide the wisdom and tools for building a roaring fire with confidence, skill, and efficiency—a fire that people will gather around in admiration. Filled with more than sixty entries on every aspect of fire craft, including sourcing proper wood, chopping and storing, crafting homemade fire starters, building and lighting the perfect stack, and cooking over an open flame, this book also contains a handy chart with information on more than twenty-five species of trees and their wood-burning properties. A must-have for anyone who enjoys the simple satisfaction of gathering around a warm, crackling fire, here is an invitation to celebrate the gifts of slow living and one of life’s most enduring pleasures.