went to work this morning spent 6hrs bored came home and thought what shall i do to cheer myself up so i carved a bowdrill set the spindle was seasoned hazel and the hearth was crack willow the bearing block was hornbeam, took about 25mins with axe and knife from wood to fire.
bow drill set after elbow action
quite a large coal smoldering nicely
well it did the trick! :wink: