Introduction: How to Make Fireworks With Marshmallows?!

An interesting technique I invented for binding a sparkler. A good simple firework for the backyard pyrotechnic. Building fireworks is legal federally, but be sure to check your local laws before constructing any firework.

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The composition used in this video:

Potassium Nitrate - 6
Granular Magnesium - 4
Charcoal - 1

It is possible that course aluminum could be substituted for the Mg. Many other compositions are also able to be bound with this method.

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Aron313 made it! (author)2011-12-16

All your instructables are amazing!!!!!!!! Can you hold the sparkler in your hand?????????????????????????

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MEMJIM made it! (author)MEMJIM2013-07-04

Aron, the 'safe' trick is to always hold the 'sparkler' in someone else's hand......have a great 4th. jim

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NightHawkInLight made it! (author)NightHawkInLight2011-12-17

Thanks! You can hold them in your hand, but it burns VERY hot. I would suggest wearing a leather glove and closed shoes in case sparks fall.

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MEMJIM made it! (author)2013-07-04

BRAVO NHL! jk

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msh1353 made it! (author)2013-05-30

hello "NightHawkInLight"
I'm mohammad from IRAN, I know english a little
a sample firework simulation with FWsim 2
mixing iranian National Anthem with firework to show
i made it with fwsim 2 & ulead media studio 8
you can to see it in this address :
http://www.aparat.com/v/YVkNZ

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smpash made it! (author)2012-01-31

less of a sparkler more like a flare

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Jaycub made it! (author)2010-07-02

Do you think you could use this for stars too?

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Berkin made it! (author)2010-03-01

This is totally awesome. Keep up the good work!

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