This instructable will teach you how to make an emergency candle suitable for any occasion
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Step 1: Materials
Here is a list of what you will need: -candle/wax -candle wick/string -double boiler -plate -match book -scissors -altoid tin (or other small container)
Step 2: Melting the Wax
Cut the wax into small pieces and place them onto the plate. Heat the double boiler for about a minute, and put the wax into the double boiler.
Step 3: Making the Candle
Wait until the wax is completely melted and pour it into the altoid tin. Place the wick into the candle and let the wax harden
Step 4: The Lid
Take the match book and place it into the lid of the altoid tin. If you use a match box you may want to cut off the striker panel and glue it into the lid
Step 5: The Finished Product
After the wax has hardened and the matches are ready, you now have an emergency candle ready to light at any time.