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DIY Free Fire Starters Dryer Lint Egg Carton Candle Wax

DIY Free Fire Starters Dryer Lint Egg Carton Candle Wax


DIY free fire starters dryer lint egg carton candle wax homemade cheap easy prepping gear how to start a fire wood stove emergency survival fire place fire pit camp fire hi it’s AlaskaGranny Alaska Prepper it’s always a great idea to be working on your prepping learning new skills gathering new emergency supplies learning how to do things for yourself for survival today I’m going to show you a very easy way to make a DIY fire starter Bug Out Bag emergencies camp fires wood stove fire place fire pit from things you have around the house
already to make free cheap easy fire starters all you need is some dryer lint an empty egg carton and the end of a
candle pull apart your dryer lint and add a little wad into each cup of your
egg carton now take your candle and and place it in
an empty can you want to put it in a pot over some boiling water to melt the wax and heat it on the stove never cook the wax directly in your pot because you’ll never be able
to get the wax all out use an empty clean can so you could pour the melted wax out and then discard the can when you’re done making your fire starters once the candle wax melts it’s ready to
be poured over your dryer lint remember melted wax is very hot so use some tongs or something to hold it pour candle wax over the dryer lint in the egg carton
section allow the DIY fire starters to cool cut the egg carton sections apart free fire starters and they’re ready to use in your fireplace your fire pit camp fire wood stove emergencies Bug Out Bag anywhere you need to start a fire you can see they’re
simple to light and they burn a long long time it’s remarkable how long a DIY firestarter made from dryer lint egg
carton and candle wax can actually burn you can see this one DIY fire starter is burning and burning in my fire pit and it continued to burn for nearly 20 minutes try making
some DIY fire starters for your emergency gear or home fire starting needs if you liked my video I
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Comments (12)

  1. Awesome idea. Great tips as always. Thanks! 😁

  2. AG , thanks for sharing, 👍

  3. BUG OUT BAG TIME=GREAT VIDEO-GOOD IDEAS,,

  4. Can this be done with styrofoam cartons? That's what eggs are sold in here. Also, gloves should be worn when handling dryer lint. It is very toxic.

  5. Awesome idea! I will make some of these this weekend! Thank you for the idea!

  6. Hi, I used to make this decades ago when we went camping every other weekend. We did this for over ten years so I always made them. Put them in zip lock bags then into a plastic container.

    Since I normally don't use candles I used blocks of canning wax for making jelly. I also used the wax from my spa paraffin machine. You know the ones that you place your hands and feet in. Since mine always sits on my dryer I always have liquid wax. I buy 10 pound blocks of paraffin wax.

    If you don't or can't buy eggs in those cardboard cartons use those 3 oz paper cups, they works great. They are wax coated normally. I think you can get a 30 or 40 pack at Dollar Tree.

    Here are some other inexpensive means in which to light a fire easily.
    # 1. Buy steel wool. The finer it is the better, and a 9 volt battery. Once you have your fire supplies gathered. With your tinder in place rub the steel wool with the battery. The wool will start sparking and catch the tinder on fire. Then add tiny twigs on the lit tinder and start building your fire as normal.

    # 2, Hand sanitizer will catch fire easy.

    # 3. Duct tape. Cut a piece of duct tape and lay the glue side up where you are going to start your fire. The glue side will catch on fire and burn long enough to catch your tinder on fire and start building up your fire.

    If you are going to start a fire on the ground it is always better to place a sheet of tin/aluminum foil down first to keep your fire from ground that might be damp. Also if you are using hand sanitize it will stop it from soaking into the ground.

    Just some helpful tips that all can use. Thanks for sharing with us.

  7. Oh, I forgot to mention this as well. Take a small paper cup, strips of cardboard and melted wax.
    You can get the cardboard from any cardboard box that has the little corrugated ridges inside the two layers of the cardboard.

    Cut stripes about 2 inches wide, Row the stripe up and place the roll in the paper cup with the cut edge facing up. You know where it looks like a cinnamon roll inside the cup.

    Pour melted wax over the cardboard in the cup, This will burn a long time when using it to build a fire.

  8. Dryer lint is an outstanding source of fire starting material…..dryer lint is a great material all by itself …however with Candle wax (Paraffin) combined …you can light them with a lighter….a match….or even a magnesium striker….!!! Great advise as usual …!!!!!

  9. These have been on YouTube for YEARS

  10. Thanks A.G. I have the egg cartons ready to go. Thanks for bringing this topic up again. I hope you don't mind if I use cotton-wool in the cartons.
    Metho spirits soaked cotton wool /egg carton, PVC PIPE CEMENT added to cotton wool in egg carton, ISOCOL (Rubbing alcohol) impregnated cotton wool in egg carton. OR, stand alone, Potassium Permanganate (CONDIES CRYSTALS) Tea spoon full where you want to start your campfire with several drops of GLYCERINE (from your Supermarket) shelf) sprinkled onto it. Wait 60 seconds & it will Spontaneously ignite. DANGER KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN  & PYROMANIACS.

  11. The use of lent collected to start fires is a great technique and I have been saving the lent out of the dryer to start fires in a camping environment. I didn't know about using wax with the lent, but that sounds nice to do at home or away from home.

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