The C-shaped steel striker repro and DIY steel striker kit
This is really the fastest way to make a steel striker, without using a forge, i must say that you’ll not obtain a beatiful object, like the C-shaped steel striker, or tibetan or the other models…
But.. a really functional tool to light a fire, made by your hands, with few minutes of your free time! Continue reading
Yeah it’s possible.. but first.. your knife must have a carbon steel blade!
The main reason is that carbon steel it is soft and produces large sparks easily compared to a stainless steel blade.
This can be a real survival tips to light a fire in a emergency situation.
When you use this method of fire starting there is also something magic..you are “walking to a past time” because flint and steel striker was a common method to light a fire from Iron Age to Modern Era, before the invention of matches.