At what temperature will wood catch a fire spontaneously?

Answer There are hundreds of types of wood, all with different chemical compositions. Thus, there is no single ignition temperature for wood. However, according to T.C. Forensics, woody material ignites b... Read More »

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Is it possible for a British gentleman's moustache to spontaneously catch fire?

Hell's whiskers, Rotty!I know of only one time in British history when spontaneously combusting moustaches ever seriously threatened the nation's morale - and that was shortly after the passing of ... Read More »

What is the best way to start a fire in a fire place with real wood?

1. shred newspaper into strips, crumple it and make a medium pile, this must be enough paper to keep burning to get all of the small wood started. It needs at least enough starter material to last ... Read More »

How do I fire ceramics in a wood fire?

Firing CeramicsFire ceramics in a wood-burning kiln, or even set them directly on an open fire. The tricky part of firing ceramics with wood is generating a consistent high level of heat and mainta... Read More »

Can this catch on fire?

Good grief, get a bulb that has a built in reflector… that has been designed and UL (insurance underwriters) tested to safely dissipate heat.