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Old 01-17-2017, 09:11 PM   #1
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Default Make your own dryer lint firestarter

Super easy to make and the best of it they stay dry and still work if you get wet!

Good for outdoors, chiminea, or the fireplace in the house because they burn clean.
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Dryer lint (I use anything. No "just cotton" lint and all of that jazz. Nylon, cotton, Rottweiler hair. It all burns)

Cardboard egg cartons

Paraffin wax (I use Gulf wax) All of those Christmas or Hanukah candles they blow out for cents on the $$ also work well

Pot you don't mind wrecking but I have cleaned them out (Of course I am obliged to tell you you need a double boiler)

Safe direction here:
http://www.instructables.com/id/Wate...-Fire-Starter/

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Old 01-17-2017, 09:39 PM   #2
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BOGO sale on dryer lint right here if you need more.
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