The first "friction match" was invented by English chemist John Walker in 1826. So what did the first explorers, squatters and settlers of the Limestone Plains use to make fire?
This video from my learned friend Keith Burgess (Le Loup) of The Woodsrunners Diary demonstrates the use of steel, flint and tinder to make fire conveniently and easily... if you know how...
Le Loup's Historical Trekking and Living History blog is (here)
His YouTube Channel with more tinder fire-making methods is (here)