Watch: Make a Simple Fire-Starter With a 9v Battery

   09.20.16

Watch: Make a Simple Fire-Starter With a 9v Battery

The video below contains three projects, but the first one is the best and most sensible–although the alarm system at the end isn’t bad either.

Basically, you use a wire to create a small heater element, add a switch, and cobble it all together on a 9-volt battery. Then when you mash the little momentary switch, the element heats up and can be used to start a fire, as demonstrated in the video.

This certainly beats a butane lighter in windy conditions.

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