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6 Ingenious Campfire Starters

These campfire starters use common household items to get the fire going quickly.

There is nothing quite like sitting around a campfire, having a drink, exchanging jokes and just generally enjoying the outside.

Sometimes getting that fire to start can sometimes be a bit of a task. Try these ideas to get your campfire roaring in no time at all.

These handy campfire starters are handy to have around during the summer for those camping trips or even backyard fire pit nights. 

There are retail options that you can buy, but these homemade ones are so easy to make, there is no need to spend the money.

6 super clever campfire starters

DIY Campfire Starters

Just click on the images for directions on the projects.

LAUNDRY LINT AND PAPER TOWEL ROLL FIRE STARTERSLAUNDRY LINT AND PAPER TOWEL ROLL FIRE STARTERS from Mama’s Spot.Charcoal in an egg carton. Easy to start your fire with a match!Charcoal in an egg carton. Easy to start your fire with a match!  Idea shared from Sew many Ways.

Wine Cork Fire StarterHow clever is this?  Wine Cork Fire Starters.  Shared from My Home Made Life.

PINE CONE FIRE STARTERSThis is the time of the year to use these pine cone fire starters.  Shared from Year Zero Survival.

DIY Fire-Starting Wafers with a Candle and Cotton PadsDIY Fire-Starting Wafers with a Candle and Cotton Pads. Shared from Life Hacker.

newspaper log rolls for your fireNewspaper rolls make great fire starters. See how to make them at Instructables.

To be reminded of this post later, just pin this images to one of your outdoor boards on Pinterest.These easy campfire starters will get the fire roaring in a flash.

More creative ideas for camping.

1.  DIY outdoor shower.

2. Single Use ointment packs.

3. Funny campfire Sign.

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Dwayne Mcfarland

Monday 5th of August 2013

For hunting, I used the paper egg carton stuffed with laundry lint. The candles that list their scent I would pour over the lint. It made it water proof and a fast fire


Monday 5th of August 2013

Thanks for the tip!


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