VIDEO - The Right Way to Start a Fire with Magnesium, Flint, and a Knife


June 11, 2016: 
By The Art of an Outdoorsman,


In this video by the Art of an Outdoorsman, Blake Alma will show you the proper way to strike flint and steel. Using a box cutting knife's blade, you can easily strike flint and shed magnesium. Magnesium is a mineral that is extremely flammable. Flint and steel can light magnesium sheddings with one strike. It burns really hot but it burns quickly. Watch this video to know more.