Introduction: Easy Char Cloth

Have you ever wanted to make the perfect fire stater? Or fire kit? Well you are in luck because char cloth is the best fire starter. All you need is one spark to land on the char cloth and it hold the spark very very well. All you have to do is blow, put a cotton ball over it, and place your tinder on it. Then boom! You got yourself a fire

Step 1: Materials

-Scissors -100% cotton t-shirt -Tin can (Or in this case I'm using a tuna can) -Barbecue -Aluminum foil

Step 2: Cutting the Shirt

Now cut a piece of shirt into little strips then into mini squares. Also take your tin can and drill or punch a small hole into the lid.

Step 3: Cooking the Char Cloth

Now turn on your barbecue. Wait for it to reach 400 degrees F. Then place your tin can on the barbecue with the cut up shirt placed inside. Then close the lid and wait!

Step 4: Waiting

Set a timer to 30 minutes and let it go. If you see smoke coming out of the hole that's fine. If it ignites that's fine to. Just let it burn.

Step 5: Taking It Off the Grill

When your timer goes off, turn off the grill and use tongs to pick up the can and place it to the side. Put the tin foil on top of the can as fast as possible. If you do not do this the oxygen will rush into the can and ignite all of your char cloth. Wait for it to cool then there ya go. You have just made your self the worlds best char cloth!!

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survivorman371 made it! (author)2015-06-19

Yes you could

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knexinventer made it! (author)2014-06-26

Could you do this in a campfire?

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