Intro: How to Make Waterproof Matches
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:
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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