Building Your Best CampfireBuilding a Campfire, Campfire Safety

by Curtis on September 18, 2013 with 0 comments

Campfires are a great way for people to congregate, have fun, and spend time together. But when the fire varies in intensity, smokes a lot, or requires a lot of tending, the fun factor diminishes pretty quickly. Though there are a number of things you can do to improve your fire, they are relatively simple …

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Why Fire Grates Improve Campfires and Fire PitsBuilding a Campfire, Campfire Safety, Firepit Tips

by Curtis on September 11, 2013 with 0 comments

Fire grates allow for the proper distribution of firewood when building a fire. Not only does the firewood start out in a stacked position more conducive to a long, safe fire, but as the wood burns, it will be kept in place more securely and effectively. This bolsters the creation of an ember pocket, allowing …

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Creating an Ember PocketBuilding a Campfire, Campfire Safety, Firepit Tips

by Curtis on August 14, 2013 with 0 comments

There are a few concepts in building a good campfire that are fundamental. One of these is the ember core. As the fire starts, this will consist of a “pocket” of kindling in the bottom center of the logs, as your fire burns hot, red embers will fall to the bottom. Keep these in the …

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Popular Campfire BlogsBuilding a Campfire, Campfire Fun, Campfire Safety

by Curtis on July 31, 2013 with 0 comments

There’s a lot to say about a good campfire, from how to prepare, to safety tips, to maintaining a fire, to putting it out when you’re done. A good campfire makes the difference between fun and stress or safety and danger. It doesn’t take a lot of time to make a good campfire, but it …

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Stacking Wood When Building Your CampfireBuilding a Campfire, Campfire Safety

by Curtis on July 24, 2013 with 0 comments

Stacking your firewood correctly is very important when building a campfire. It can make the difference between a fast-starting fire using minimal kindling and a frustrating experience that may not get off the ground. When you build a fire, start with the smallest pieces of seasoned (dry) firewood you can find. The smaller pieces will …

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Why Better Campfires Are More FunBuilding a Campfire, Campfire Fun, Campfire Safety

by Curtis on July 17, 2013 with 0 comments

Everyone has more fun when there’s less to worry about. And campfires can cause lots of worries. Will stray embers set something ablaze? How should I tend the fire? How often? What’s the safest and easiest way to add wood? How do I regulate fire temperature? How do I put out the fire? Starting with …

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Building a Long-lasting CampfireBuilding a Campfire

by Curtis on July 3, 2013 with 1 comments

There are a number of components involved in building a campfire that lasts longer and burns more evenly. Though it may require some forethought at first, it will become second-nature in no time and is completely worth the modest effort. It begins with proper starter material, small kindling on top of it, and then dry …

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Campfire Help VideosBuilding a Campfire, Campfire Safety

by Curtis on June 26, 2013 with 0 comments

Building a safe, low-maintenance campfire is about using the right wood in the right configuration. Words can be descriptive, and pictures can provide even better detail at times, but often video is best. FIREase offers four videos on building, maintaining, and putting out fires safely and efficiently. Check them out here!

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Top Firebuilding BlogsBuilding a Campfire, Campfire Safety

by Curtis on June 19, 2013 with 0 comments

Building a safe, long-lasting fire doesn’t have many steps, but executing them well makes the difference between a stress-free evening and a safety hazard. Check out these blogs to learn about the components of a safe campfire that requires minimal maintenance. For more info, check back on our blog or contact us. Campfire Safety Best …

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How to Build a Great CampfireBuilding a Campfire, Campfire Safety

by Curtis on June 12, 2013 with 0 comments

Building a campfire isn’t all that difficult or complicated, but there are a few important steps to making it safe, warm, and easy to maintain, greatly improving your overall campfire experience. Begin by placing your dry starter material in the center of your campground or firepit. Place your small kindling on top of the starter material …

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