Material

Featherstick

TYPE: Material
SUBTYPE: Wood
CATEGORY: Firewood

TOOLS REQUIRED: Knife
MATERIAL REQUIRED: Stick
SKILLS REQUIRED: Shaving Wood

DESCRIPTION:
Turning a regular stick into a featherstick greatly enhances its burnability, not only by making the wood thinner and creating air spaces, but also by exposing the drier inner wood. Failure in creating one results in a Broken Stick and a pile of Wood Shavings.

COST: 100 LP

Fatwood Shavings

TYPE: Material
SUBTYPE: Wood

MATERIAL REQUIRED: Softwood Log
TOOLS REQUIRED: Knife
SKILL REQUIRED: Shaving Wood

DESCRIPTION:
The resin filled centers of coniferous logs burn very well, and by turning them into shavings, they burn very easily, also.

COST: 50 LP

Leaf Litter

TYPE: Material
SUBTYPE: Fiber

DEGRADES: 30 days
DECAYS TO: Organic Soil
DECAYS FROM: Warmth, Moisture

DESCRIPTION:
When deciduous leaves break down to the point they are no longer individually recognizable, they become leaf litter. While they are not as effecacious as dry leaves, they do still retain a modicum of their properties.

COST: 1 LP

Wood Ash

TYPE: Material
SUBTYPE:

DESCRIPTION:
The end product of burning wood completely. It is stable as long as it is kept dry. Useful for making other things.

COST: 20 LP

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Acorn

TYPE: Material
SUBTYPE: Food
CATEGORY: Raw
SUBCATEGORY: Seed

DEGRADES: 90 days
DECAYS TO: Spoiled Food
DECAYS FROM: Moisture

DESCRIPTION:
The seeds of an oak tree. Inedible as is, but can be processed into a protein-rich meal.

COST: 20 LP

Spoiled Food

TYPE: Material
SUBTYPE: Food
CATEGORY: Rotten

DEGRADES: 20 days
DECAYS TO: Organic Rubbish

DESCRIPTION:
This is the product of decay. It is no longer suitable for eating, but it still has potential for other uses, like generating methane or making ethanol.

COST: 1 LP

Organic Rubbish

TYPE: Material
SUBTYPE: Organic
CATEGORY: Rotten

DEGRADES: 60 days
DECAYS TO: Organic Soil

DESCRIPTION:
Purely a product of decay, this has gone almost past the point of any usefulness. Being organic, it will burn, but it generally has too much moisture to burn well. Generally the best use is to let it rot fully until it becomes soil.

COST: 1 LP

Cattail Fluff

TYPE: Material
SUBTYPE: Fiber

DEGRADES: 10 days
DECAYS TO: Organic Rubbish
DECAYS FROM: Moisture

DESCRIPTION:
Collected from the seed heads in late fall to early winter, this makes excellent insulation.

REFERENCE:
https://www.permacultureproject.com/plant-of-the-month-cattail-the-super...

COST: 30 LP

Green Cattail Spike

TYPE: Material
SUBTYPE: Food
CATEGORY: Raw

DEGRADES: 1 day
DECAYS TO: Organic Rubbish
DECAYS FROM: Moisture, Warmth

DESCRIPTION:
These immature flower stalks of the cattail plant are edible after being boiled for 10 - 20 minutes or roasted.

COST: 20 LP

Cattail Rhizome

TYPE: Material
SUBTYPE: Food
CATEGORY: Raw
SUBCATEGORY: Tuber

DEGRADES: 60 days
DECAYS TO: Spoiled Food
DECAYS FROM: Warmth

DESCRIPTION:
Buried in the muck at the base of the cattail plant, these one-inch thick underground roots have a spongy outer layer that when removed reveals a sweet but filling fibrous core. These can be processed to make a flour. They are at their peak in late fall.

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