How to master the art of the perfect fire
This book is the perfect fireside companion--whether you're building a fire in a fireplace, a woodstove, or a campsite in the great outdoors.
Straightforward instructions and helpful how-to illustrations provide the wisdom and tools for building a roaring fire with confidence, skill, and efficiency--a fire that people will gather around in admiration. Filled with more than 60 entries on every aspect of fire craft, including sourcing the proper wood, chopping and storing, crafting homemade fire starters, building and lighting the perfect stack, and cooking over an open flame, this handmade little book also contains a handy chart with information on more than 25 species of trees and their wood-burning properties. A must-have for anyone who enjoys the simple satisfaction of gathering around a warm, crackling fire, her is an invitation to celebrate the gifts of slow living and one of life's most enduring pleasures.