Intro: Best Long Lasting Fire Starters
Step 1: Materials
1)Stove 2)Strike-anywhere matches 3)Pot 4)Wax (even candle wax) 5)Cotton balls 6)Dryer lint 7)Cupcake cups 8)Container to hold wax
Step 2: Melting the Wax
Turn on your stove and put your pot on it. Make sure the pot has some water in it. Take your metal container and put your wax in it. Then put the container in the pot. And wait for it to melt
Step 3: Making the Cups
While your wax is melting, take your paper cups and put a cotton ball on one side, and some dryer lint on the other so it is about half an half
Step 4: Pouring the Wax
Now once your paper cups are made, an the wax it melted, pour your wax into the cups. Don't cover all if the lint and cotton, cause it needs some un-waxed cotton and lint to start. Them put aside and allow to cool
Step 5: Finishing Touches
Now take a match and stick it into the center of the cup. Then fold in the edges of the paper cup.
Step 6: Igniting
To ignite it, you just strike the match and hold it upside down for a but until the paper cup,lint, and cotton all catches. This will actually produce a large flame and last 16 minutes! Also they hold up very well to wind. Have fun building these projects and be safe!