Primitive Technology: Cord drill and Pump drill

Using the fire sticks to make fire this method can gives you blisters a round stone Drilling a hole in it with a stone awl Pecking a hole with the stone awl Pecking hole from other side Hole gouged right through Quartz sand added to help drilling process Spindle stick (Abroma mollis) Fitting stone over the spindle Fibrous tree bark separating the inner bark frome outer bark splitting the inner bark into thinner strips Twist the individual strands clockwise, but twist them together anti clockwise. This prevents the cord from unravelling carving a notch in the stick Tying the cord onto the notch with a strip of bark As the strings are pulled out wards, the spindle spins. When the strings are completely unraveled, the stones momentum wraps them back around the stick and the process is repeated in the opposite direction A coal has been produced Clay from creek bank Picking out rocks and sticks from the clay Ash from the fire Putting ash on stone to prevent clay from sticking Forming clay disc Putting a hole in 6 discs Drying by the fire Firing the disks Fanning the flames Glowing red hot Shaving bark off stick Fitting disk onto shaft Carving notch onto shaft Making stone drill bit Splitting shaft Lashing bit into shaft Fitting disc onto shaft Tying cord to notch Drilling hole in wood A thinner drill bit Hole carved through wood Fitting crossbar over shaft Tying the ends of the crossbar onto the drill Now the bar is used in a pumping motion to pull the strings outward instead of using the hands (avoids blisters from holding cords) Pump drill and cord drill

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