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How Do You Make A Wood Fire Piston?

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The fire piston is an ancient device used to create fire. Through the ages cultures from Europe to the Pacific islands utilized the fire piston concept. The materials they used to construct fire pistons ranged from bone to wood to brass. The principle of the fire piston is adiabatic heating. This is when a gas is compressed quickly and heats up enough to ignite tinder. The compression principle can also be found in the diesel engine. Step 1 Measure off 6 inches of the 1-inch diameter dowel and mark with the pencil. Saw through the dowel at the mark. Step 2 jQuery(document).ready(function(){ jQuery('#jsArticleStep2 span.image a:first').attr('href','http://i.ehow.com/images/GlobalPhoto/Articles/4829686/131664_Full.jpg'); }); Mark the dowel's center point at one end. Set the 5/8-inch drill on this point and drill down 4 inches. Step 3 Measure off 4 3/4 inches of the 1/4-inch diameter dowel and mark with the pencil. Saw through the dowel at the mark. Step 4 Use 1/8-inch drill bit to ... more
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