Mini Torch

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Introduction: Mini Torch

About: I'm a young inventor and entrepreneur. I build stuff and make art when I have spare time but my main priority is to do good in school. If you like me subscribe!

This is a small torch that I made on a rainy day. It can be made pretty easily with a few materials. I hope you enjoy!

I took these pictures with my new Ipod Touch™ 4th generation. It's pretty cool!

If you have any suggestions on how to improve this let me know.

Disclaimer: I am in no way responsible for what you do with your mini torch. Please use it wisely.

Step 1: Materials

  • A steel rod 10'' to 13'' is a good length
  • Cone type thing (I got mine out of a fan I took apart)
  • Glue
  • Straw, grass, or a rag covered in something flammable (this will be the "light")



 

Step 2: Glue It Together

All you need to do is insert the point of the cone into the rod and glue it on.
You may want to put some glue in the rod before the cone goes in to make it more secure.

Optional: After your finished take a fine grit sand paper and sand down the excess glue.

Step 3: Put the Flammable Material Into the Cone

Stuff the flammable material into the cone and this step is done. Make sure it's not going to fall out and catch something on fire.

Step 4: It's Done!

Ok. Now your torch is done!

If you are asking yourself, "Why didn't he weld the two pieces together?". I tried that and the cone was literaly melted on the lowest welding temperature. Glue was the next best thing.

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    36 Comments

    I need this when my teacher locked her keys in an armord door

    You can stuff it with fiberglass insulation soaked in kerosene - I tried it and it works great!

    This is SOOOOOO cool! ah wanna make it...mebbe i will sometime :) You may have answered this, but will the glue melt from the heat of the torch?

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    Yes, eventually. I used E-6000 this really cool stuff to seal it up once more!

    Ok, thnx! Time to take apart my fan...lol jk but I rly do need a new fan. Its pink with flowers... blech :(

    I wanna repaint my roomtoo, right now its baby blue (eh...) I wanna make it neon green, neon orange, and a different blue

    Cool! My bedroom is really modern!

    oh, thanks! It's nice. what new instructables do you have planned?

    well, im president of my schools Go Green club and every year right before/after break we have a "shovunda" which is a re-gifting party. The thing is, the day right before break we were supposed to have it on it snowed (not alot) but they cancelled all after-school activities and made us go home early. So then we rescheduled it but I forgot my camera, so im trying to get pics. So yea the instructable is on how to have a shovunda. Hbu?

    I'm probably making a really cool table!

    the pole and hub off of a rear end differential, recycled wood, lots of tools

    lol methinx your prob gonna need some tools too :D Sounds cool, cant wait to see it!

    oh, I already took out the pole and hub. I just need the wood!

    Awesome :D lol we were talking about a torch and now a table...

    hey i think it is cool now i am the first to see it and wright about it

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    your actually not. look on the first page.