In an earlier article, we discussed the FireSteal Fire Starter as one of the best tools to quickly start a fire when you need one. Another more traditional option, of course, is to use stick matches to light a fire. If you’re going to rely on matches, however, you might consider waterproofing them. This way if you drop them in water or snow or if your gear gets wet, you still can use your matches to get that fire going. Here’s a video tutorial we found that shows you how to you quickly easily make your own waterproof matches.