Egg Firelighters

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Create firelighter candles out of egg cups, shavings and old wax


Egg cups, dry wood shavings (i.e. from pet shop), old wax, string


1. Make a small hole in the bottom of each egg cup.
2. Thread some string through it to make the wick.
3. Lightly fill each egg cup with shavings, ensuring the string remains roughly in the middle.
4. Melt some wax and pour it in.
5. Let it cool, then cut them up into individual firelighters.


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  • fire

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