You can make your own fire starter cubes instead of buying them. This is important in a survival situation because fire can do so much for you. It can provide warmth, protection and even the ability to purify water. The materials and steps you need to make these are outlined here so you can easily follow them.
- Being able to start a fire in an emergency situation is critical to your survival. Fire provides warmth, comfort, protection, and the ability to purify water. A low cost do it yourself fire starter might be just what you are looking for.
- The first step is to cut off the top of the egg carton. Place the egg carton on top of the sheet of aluminum foil. This will keep you from having a very big mess.
- When using the cubes I place them on the aluminum foil to prevent the wax from going to the ground. It will also make an excellent barrier when trying to start a fire in the snow.
“When using the cubes I place them on the aluminum foil to prevent the wax from going to the ground. It will also make an excellent barrier when trying to start a fire in the snow. After you complete all of these step, insert your fire starter into fire tender and light.”