Picture of camp stove
this instructable will show you step by step how to make a small lightweight camp stove. 
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Step 1: Materials

for this project you will need;
an aluminum can (empty)
a pocket knife or box cutter
ice pick, or a thumb tack
90%+ alcohol or coleman fluid
a container to boil water or cook stuff in

Step 3: Marking the line for cutting

Picture of marking the line for cutting
find a box or something about 1 1/2 inches high and place a sharpie on the top, then take the can (right side up) press against the tip of the marker and rotate it to get a nice straight line around the can.

Step 4: Cutting

Picture of cutting
take your pocket knife and cut on the line that you just made, this wont be a very nice cut, so you then take some scissors and make the cut nicer and as even as you can get.

Step 6: Crimping the can

for this you will take your index finger and your middle finger, put them together and place them inside the can so that the tops of your fingers are touching the curved part of the can. then you take your knife, put it between your fingers on the other side of the can and press down to make a large dent on the bottom (cut side) and a small dent on the top. you will then move your fingers to that the side of your index finger is touching the ridge of the crimp, continue doing this until you have gone all the way around the can.
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