Easy Homeade 6 Minute Lasting Firelighters




These firelighters are ideal for those moments when you need to start the fine but realize you have no firelighters !

They are easily made from newspaper and last 6 minutes. They are perfect for camping on just lighting a fire at home !

Step 1: What You Need

Any sized sheet of newspaper.

Step 2: - Fold Newspaper

Fold your sheet of newspaper from one corner to its diagonally opposite corner.

Step 3: - Roll Newspaper

Roll and fold newspaper about 1 1/2 - 2 inches wide upwards towards the point until the finished fold is about 1 1/2 - 2 inches wide

Step 4: - Folding

At the mid point fold the tube over itself into a right angle. Keep on folding alternatively to left and right until paper is folded up like a bellows. Tuck in the top two portions into eachother.

Step 5: - Light!



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    2 years ago

    Wow! Six minutes is a pretty long time. I'm going to try this!