Start a Fire With a Magnesium Stick

If you’ve never started a fire using a magnesium stick, then prepare for a bit of frustration.  It takes practice to shave the stick and get the enough magnesium to get a flame.  The first time I used a magnesium stick to start a fire, I never scraped enough of it off to do much therefore I didn’t have much luck.

This video will show you the proper way to start a fire with magnesium.