A demonstration of fire making by young Masai men. This fellow is shaving a stick to expose fresh wood, and to create wood shavings.
They take turns rapidly spinning a pointed stick against the shaved stick.
After a few minutes, friction has produced a hot spot. Smoke starts to rise. Wood shavings are placed near the heat.
The hot spot and wood shavings have produced an ember that is carefully transferred to a handful of dry grass.
Blowing on the ember spreads its heat to the dry grass. Smoke begins to rise as the grass catches.
The grass become fully engulfed. Voila - fire!
This guy knows how cool he looks.