Introduction: Waterproof Matches

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In this instructable, we'll make some very useful waterproof matches or during survival for the camp because if they get wet you can turn on are also more resistant to wind, which it is important to build a fire outdoors.

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Step 1: Materials

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We'll need:

  • A candle
  • Matches
  • Glue
  • A knife or scissors
  • A container

Step 2: Scrape the Matches

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We have some matches with knife remove the gunpowder of each.

Step 3: Paste the Gunpowder

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Add glue to matches.

Step 4: Add the Gunpowder

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After putting glue on the matches, we will adhere gunpowder like in the picture.

Step 5: Add the Candleor Paraffin in the Container

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Step 6: Melt the Paraffin

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Placing the container on the fire to melt the paraffin.

Step 7:

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We take matches and Untamo with paraffin

Step 8: End

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Finally let's dry paraffin and store for use when they go to use a little craper to remove paraffin and then turn on.

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Comments

Dayana Ramírez (author)2014-05-16

It's very nice!

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