Introduction: Home Made Fire Starter
BBQ - briquette
Wax ( candles work great)
Water proof matches (coming soon)
Emergency Fire Tin (coming soon)
Step 1: Briquette
Smash up briquettes so you have 12 pieces.
Step 2: Steel Wool
Cut steel wool into small pieces - you need 12 pieces.
Step 3: Candles
Dollar store is best
Once you melt your candles you can reuse the wicks.
Step 4: Dryer Lint and Egg Crate
Step 5: Put Items Into Crate
Place briquette into crate
Then steel wool
Top off with dryer lint
Then set aside
You can use other materials as well such as wood chips.
Step 6: Melt Wax
Step 7: Put Wicks in Crate
Step 8: Pour Wax Over Crate
Pour wax over crate, make sure you get a good amount in each cup.
Step 9: Let Cool
Let your cups cool
Then break them apart
You will have 12 fire starters when finished.
Step 10: Store Until Use
I store mine in a large peanut butter container.
Step 11: Variations
Here is the ones we just made and one from my last batch using saw dust.