Emergency Fire Tin

Introduction: Emergency Fire Tin

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Use this tin an an emergency heat source, light or even to cook on. I leave one in my car in the winter and take them camping. They are great for a bit of heat if it raining and you can't get a fire sarted.

Look for my Home Made Fire Starters and water proof matches.

I made them all at the same time.

Step 1: Materials

Sucrets tin
Wax candles

Step 2: Cut Cardboard

Cut cardboard so that it will fit inside tin with lid closed
Pack it in tight

Step 3: Melt Wax

Melt wax and save the wicks

Step 4: Place Wicks In

Place wicks in and spread out.

Step 5: Pour in Wax and Let Cool

This can be used for heat light or even cooking if necessary.

Step 6:

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    4 years ago

    Surely when the wax is about half a centimeter below the hight of the cardboard the card will act like a whick and the entire surface will burn given a seriously large and uncontrollable flame ?