Introduction: Making a Fire Symbol Out of an Alcohol Burning Stove
Step 1: Materials
for this project you will need two pop cans, a sharpie, a utility knife, a pushpin, wire cutters and a book
using a book to keep the pen level, draw a ring around the can about an inch from the top
using your utility knife, cut through the aluminum on the line you drew in the previous step.
using a pair of wire cutters or tin snips, cut 8 2 inch slits in the side of the can, equally spaced around the perimeter.
position the letters on the can to create some sort of symbol, then using the letters as a stencil, create an outline of small holes with the pushpin
fill the lower can with 40 ml of denatured alcohol and replace the cap, wait about 20 seconds and hold a match close to the area with the holes. the gases from the alcohol will ignite, creating a burner in the shape of your symbol.
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