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Make Your Own Scented & Colored Pinecone Fire Starters

Collecting and storing pinecones is a practical source of tinder for fire starting whether for camping, the backyard fire pit, a woodstove for cooking, or the fireplace at the cabin or home. You can ensure they light quickly and spice ...

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Birch Bark Fire Starter

Birch bark firestarter

If you have birch trees where you live you’re in luck – you can fill a baggie with birch bark fire starter for free. It’s highly water resistant, and has lights easily due to it’s resin content. Birch bark also ...

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How To Start A Fire With A Pencil Sharpener

Everyone should learn how to start a fire with a pencil sharpener. We all know, when you’re starting a fire – tinder is key. Great tinder burns easily, and if you’re lucky, is easy to source. Carrying a pencil sharpener will allow ...

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