These Basswood spindle and hearth board bow drill friction fire kits are hand crafted by Mike Parker Bows and 4DB. Each has been tested for reliability, ease of use and functionality. Basswood is a very soft wood and make a great amount of dust and therefor a large ember. If your a beginner at bow drill friction fire, a teacher who needs supplies or you just want a bow drill set that you can always rely on then this is the set for you. Each set has its own unique look and burn test on it. Each set also comes with a 4DB large cotton bag, 57″ hank of tarred bank line, 57″ hank of 550 paracord line and a Osage Orange barring block hand hold. The sets do not come with a bow due to shipping cost and shipping box size.