Sarah Corrigan

Sarah is an herbalist and primitive skills practitioner who teaches a variety of land based arts. She is co-owner of the Roots School in Vermont, where she focuses on ethnobotanical studies. Sarah believes that these interactions with the natural world help educate us so that we can thrive as capable, responsible, healthy human beings.
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"Fire is one of humanities oldest friends. It can cook our food, purify our water, warm our shelters, and light the darkness. Knowing how to create fire from scratch with nothing but the landscape and a knife is an amazing skill that everyone can learn. With over two and a half hours of instruction spread out between 24 videos, you will learn to build conical fire, carve a bow drill kit and understand how to use it, as well as learn how to troubleshoot the various pitfalls beginners can make. "
  • 1

    Welcome to the Bow Drill Essentials Masterclass!

    • With Sarah Corrigan

  • 2

    Before You Start

    • Some Important Notes

  • 3

    Chapter #1

    • Intro To Bow Drill Kits

    • Test your learning

  • 4

    Chapter #2

    • Spindles

    • Test your learning

  • 5

    Chapter #3

    • Carving the Spindle

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    Chapter #4

    • Fireboards

    • Test Your Learning

  • 7

    Chapter #5

    • Carving the Fireboard

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    Chapter #6

    • Handholds

    • Test Your Learning

  • 9

    Chapter #7

    • Strings

  • 10

    Chapter #8

    • The Bow

    • Test Your Learning

  • 11

    Chapter #9

    • Knots Half Double Fishermans and Clove Hitch

  • 12

    Chapter #10

    • Intro to Building A Conical Fire

    • Test Your Learning

  • 13

    Chapter #11

    • Gathering Firewood

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    Chapter #12

    • Building the Conical Fire I

    • Test Your Learning

  • 15

    Chapter #13

    • Building the Conical Fire II

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    Chapter #14

    • Lighting the Fire

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    Chapter #15

    • Tinder

    • Test Your Learning

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    Chapter #16

    • Preparing the Sockets

    • Test Your Learning

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    Chapter #17

    • Carving the Notch

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    Chapter #18

    • Lighting the Coal and Igniting the Tinder

    • Test Your Learning

  • 21

    Chapter #19

    • Troubleshooting Concepts

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    Chapter #20

    • Troubleshooting Spindles

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    Chapter #21

    • Troubleshooting Fireboards

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    Chapter #22

    • Troubleshooting Handholds

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    Chapter #23

    • Troubleshooting Technique

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    Chapter #24

    • Troubleshooting Getting the Coal and Conclusion

  • 27

    Next steps

    • Course Completion Certification, Resources and More

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