How to Make Easy Fire Starters

An easy home made product for out camping or just for your home pit.

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Collect supplies. The wax I used where pieces that went into a candle wax melter. They where cinnamon bun scent. Mmmmm

Collect supplies. The wax I used where pieces that went into a candle wax melter. They where cinnamon bun scent. Mmmmm

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Melt wax in the double boiler. My house smells lovely.

Melt wax in the double boiler. My house smells lovely.

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While your melting the wax in the double boiler, prep the cotton pads just by laying them out on a piece of wax paper. large enough that all the pads will have space to lay  out individually.

While your melting the wax in the double boiler, prep the cotton pads just by laying them out on a piece of wax paper. large enough that all the pads will have space to lay out individually.

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When the wax is melted add the pads to the wax letting them absorb wax on both sides. They will puff up being full of wax. Using the tweezers pull them out.

When the wax is melted add the pads to the wax letting them absorb wax on both sides. They will puff up being full of wax. Using the tweezers pull them out.

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Laying the soaked cotton pads on wax paper over the counter to let them harden up again as the wax is cooling. *Tip don't let the pads absorb too much wax or it will be a hard thick cotton puck.*

Laying the soaked cotton pads on wax paper over the counter to let them harden up again as the wax is cooling. *Tip don't let the pads absorb too much wax or it will be a hard thick cotton puck.*

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I stored my pads using cupcake liners in between them to keep them from melting together.

I stored my pads using cupcake liners in between them to keep them from melting together.

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Before lighting it on fire make a rip in the pad to show the fibers it will be easier to ignite. Hope you enjoy.

Before lighting it on fire make a rip in the pad to show the fibers it will be easier to ignite. Hope you enjoy.

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