Introduction: How to Make Waterproof Matches

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This instructable will show you how to make waterproof matches using a candle and non-waterproof matches.

Step 1: What You Will Need

You will need:

A candle


Step 2: Light the Candle

First, light the candle and wait for some wax to melt.

Step 3: Blow the Candle Out

Now blow the candle out after there is enough molten wax to dip the match tip in.

Step 4: Dip the Candles in the Wax

Next dip the tips of the matches in the molten wax. This will create a waterproof barrier against the water.

Step 5: Let the Wax Set

Finally to make them fully waterproof let the wax set making sure they don't stick together.

Step 6: How to Use

To use scrape the wax off the match and light it like normal.

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