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Daniel Winkler Folding Flint Striker Set

I didn’t realize until The Blade Show that Master Bladesmith Daniel Winkler produced a fire starter set. Called the Folding Flint Striker Set, it’s based on the items carried by frontiersmen before the advent of the match. Winkler is well known for his fascination with early American history. In fact, he began making knives in order to outfit himself in the same equipment as an 18th century woodsman.


Set includes Knife, flint, char tin with char cloth, tinder with fat wood and a draw-string deer hide pouch. Additionally, he can provide a neck pouch for the knife at an additional charge. Just like all of Winkler’s other products knife pouches are hand built, to last.

Starting fires in a traditional manner is a skill that should be acquired and practiced. If I could only get one thing for my birthday, this would be it.

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4 Responses to “Daniel Winkler Folding Flint Striker Set”

  1. Reseremb says:

    When is your birthday? Hahaha

  2. clynch says:

    Very timely, this post… I saw the non-folding version of this knife / kit shopping for one of Winkler’s knives recently (and have a WKII Belt Knife on the way). If I ever take up a sincere interest in early American stuff I’ll have to get one of these.

  3. Kang says:

    7….. Hundred…….dollars……..I’d be afraid to take this out of the house much less into the woods….