There are quite a few candles available on the market today that are designed to be used in an emergency; they are a great product to have on hand in case of a major power outage. What happens though if you are nowhere near your cache when the zombie apocalypse begins? Luckily there are DIY emergency candles options that you can utilize if the need ever arises; the simplest being butter and toilet paper as seen in the video above.
- Toilet Paper
- Something to poke a hole
For those with issues watching youtube videos due to internet connections; below is the basic process for building one.
You Need Butter
Cut It In Half
Poke A Hole
Insert Your Wick
4 Bonus Methods
To see the complete tutorial click on the link below. Stay safe!
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