all you campers who are environmentally conscious, here are
for the ugliest, but the absolute best fire starters.
wax, paper egg carton, sawdust or dryer lint, and the usual candle making supplies.
Paper cups may be substituted for the egg carton if you wish a nicer look.
scrap wax. This can be leftovers from candle projects, or remains of burnt
candles. Place in a double boiler and melt to 180 degrees F.
sections of egg carton halfway with sawdust. Place carton on a pan or wax resistant
surface - some wax will almost always seep through the carton. Although these
can be made without sawdust, it greatly increases the burning time.
cups with saw dust or dryer lint.
melted wax into egg carton slowly. Allow to cool.
finished fire starters. The finished fire starters may be broken off for individual
use as needed. To use just light the edge. Told you they were ugly!!