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How to store matches with a mason jar

Store Matches With a Mason Jar

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This is a cool way to store your matches, in a decorative and waterproof container.

Cut a circle out of the sandpaper to fit right over the Mason jar lid. Trace the scratch paper over the jar using scratch paper, and cut that out.

Cut a circle out of the sandpaper to fit right over the Mason jar lid. Trace the scratch paper over the jar using scratch paper, and cut that out.

Then, repeat the process with the scratch paper and sandpaper.

Then, repeat the process with the scratch paper and sandpaper.

Apply contact adhesive to the sandpaper and lid, and attach the two, making sure the gritty part of the sandpaper faces up.

Apply contact adhesive to the sandpaper and lid, and attach the two, making sure the gritty part of the sandpaper faces up.

Fill the jar with the matches.

Fill the jar with the matches.

When you\u2019re ready to use a match, just take one from the jar, replace the lid, and strike the match on the sandpaper on the lid.

When you’re ready to use a match, just take one from the jar, replace the lid, and strike the match on the sandpaper on the lid.

  • Matches (the strike anywhere kind)
  • Mason jar
  • Scratch paper
  • Pen/pencil
  • Scissors
  • 220 grit sand paper or medium grit emery cloth
  • Contact adhesive