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How to make your very own waterproof dryer lint fire-starter, for free. Using only household items you can make a 1 oz waterproof fire-starter that ...
First, gather a few materials from around the house. 1. Dryer lint 2. An empty egg carton 3. Old Candle Stubs (or in my case, a box of canning wax -...
Whether using old candle stubs or bars of canning wax, cut them into small strips/chunks so they can be more easily melted.
Take your dryer lint and fill each compartment. Stuff a fair amount into each as it will prolong burning time.
Using the scissors, cut each compartment and fold the ends of each on top of each other.
Using dental floss (or any disposable string), tie each fire-starter allowing for a few inches of additional length.
Drop your wax pieces into a disposable glass jar (or empty aluminum can) and place it into a boiling pot of water. Keep the water level low enough so...
Turning off your burner, you can now lower the fire-starters into the jar or can of melted wax using the length of dental floss. Make sure the fire-...
Drizzle any remaining wax onto the fire-starters. This will help ensure waterproofing. Let the fire-starters fully dry. I placed them on a paper to...
Now that they have dried, your fire-starters are ready to go. Just light a corner and bask in the glory. My initial test had a burn time of 15 minu...
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Posted:Apr 8, 2010
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