It doesn't take much wax to make your DIY fire starters, so keep a few cotton pads close and make them as you go. Cotton pads dipped in melted wax. Pieces of cardboard dipped in wax. Twisted and tied newspaper. The Girl Scouts standby â€“ egg carton, shredded paper, and wax.
Melt some old candle/crayon wax that is lying around. Pour the melted wax over each cup of lint so that the lint is completely saturated. Prod it with a knife or fork to help the wax penetrate the lint. Leave to dry completely and then cut up the egg cups into individual little homemade fire starters.
The items you will need for making these AMAZING fire starters are: 1+ paper egg carton # any old wax candles or surplus wax an old pan that you will only be
Luckily, nearly every item needed for these DIY fire starters is easily found within or around your home. Odd leftover bits of candle wax, crayon stubs, paraffin .