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It seems quite obvious that you should first build a firepit sheltered from the wind If needed you can also use a canvas as a roof.
It is dry slashed wood that you can plant in the ground.
It is a newspaper that you will have tightned and trussed up with a string every 2". Dip the newspaper in some paraffin. Dry up for 24hours then cut every 2" in between the strings
Take the bark off a recently chopped birch. Cut 1/2" large bands of bark and make small balls with them (the size of an egg). These balls do not take up too much space and can be carried in a bag. You can unwind it as you need to use it. It will burn like celluloid.
Its a shoe polish box or a tincan that you will fill with paraffin or flammable grease. Put a wick in the center. After use the paraffin will stiffen again.
ETN Froissartage / French National Woodcraft Scout Team - translated from french by Pierre B.
Publié le 15 September 2008