Twisted Newspaper Fire Starter

Martha Stewart Living, January 2011

Using newspaper to get a blaze going usually results in just another flash in the fireplace. An old-fashioned solution: these newspaper twists. 

Make a Twisted Newspaper Fire Starter

Tightly roll a sheet of newspaper, bend it in half, twist the ends together, and fasten with twine. Keep a basketful by the hearth and you'll always be ready to heat things up.


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