Feather Sticks 101 | How to Make Feather Sticks

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Feather Sticks 101 | How to Make Feather Sticks

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Feather Sticks or Fuzz Sticks? Two names. One purpose. Feather sticks are used in order to aid in fire making during wet conditions, and they are also a great way to practice bushcraft knife control. Krik of Black Owl Outdoors creates feather sticks with 4 different knives with 4 different grinds: a convex grind, a saber grind, a Scandinavian grind, and a full flat grind.

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Attempting to start a fire in the damp or rain can be laborious process, therefore, mastering the art of feather stick making could mean the difference between being able to start a fire and keeping warm, or spending a cold and miserable night in camp.