Fall is approaching and it's time to spark up the fire pit and an easy way to get the entertaining going. Use leftover dryer lint, stuff it in a toilet paper roll, wrap it in newspaper and voila - DIY fire starter.
D.I.Y Cotton swabs dipped in wax become instant campfire starters! Not long ago my friend KP gave me a baggie filled with cotton pads coated with wax that resembled wafers. KP makes and uses them for fire starter or tinder. I had to try them out and was very impressed with the simplicity and effectiveness of these wafers. The wafers can be used
SCIENCE FRICTION: FIVE FIRE-MAKING METHODS Most experienced Scouts know how to start a fire without a lighter or matches. Do you? When lost in the wilderness, being able to make a fire can be a lifesaver, both to signal your location and to use for warmth and cooking. Here are five ways to start a small fire in an emergency.
If you're camping, rub petroleum jelly over a bunch of cotton balls and then store in ziplock bag. When your ready to make a fire, pull a few cotton strands out then place under your wood then light your cotton ball -- instant fire starter.
The New Pro Tool Mag-Na-Fire Magnesium Fire Starter was designed for the U.S. Military this magnesium fire-starting tool is capable of successfully starting thousands of fires, without the use of matches or lighters. Even works when wet! This is a quick way to get fine wood shavings for firestarting. Use a plastic bag to catch the shavings if it is raining. Interesting idea for tinder. Visit us to learn more...