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Use Shredded Paper as Fire Starter

We shred our excess paper and use it as a fire starter.

By Grandee from CA

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June 15, 20100 found this helpful

I like the basic idea - I'd be more comfortable with making the shreds into less "blowable" fire starters, I think. I am going to try stuffing shreds into a toilet paper tube, AND I'm going to try putting some shreds in a cardboard egg carton with some melted paraffin wax poured over the top...

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June 15, 20100 found this helpful

Keep your paper towel rolls and toilet tissue rolls and stuff them with your shredded paper and use them for fire starters in camp fires. Little of the fire starter on the roll and you are ready to go.

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