Make this diy fire piston to keep in your bug out bag and you could make another to keep with your camping and or hiking gear. You really never know when the need will present itself and you find yourself trying to start an emergency fire.
Being able to quickly start a fire to provide both warmth and way to cook food could be the difference between life and death depending on the situation. This project was designed to introduce the reader to a plan for building an easy to use fire starting tool called a fire piston.
This Do It Yourself project for making an inexpensive fire piston is from Lone Soul Surfer on Instructables. The one they produced is really simple to make and it is really easy to operate. This makes it perfect to have in your emergency bug out bag in the event of an emergency evacuation call. If you are just not handy or don’t have the time but would still like to have a fire piston you can get one here.
Benefits of reading the DIY Inexpensive Fire Piston
Discover how easily you can make an emergency fire starting tool with just a few items.
The project includes a plan with a complete listing of all of the materials, supplies, and tools needed.
The plan also includes a complete step by step instruction guide on how to build it.
There are numerous full-color pictures that help to provide a good visual reference.
Raised in rural Montana and educated in Mechanical Engineering and Sustainable Development, Paige Raymond combines a practical mindset with a passion for self-reliance and sustainability. With expertise ranging from mechanical solutions and food preservation to emergency preparedness and renewable energy, Paige is a proud author with more than 5000 published articles.
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