You need some sort of tin. An Altoids tin works great. You need to make a hole in it.
I used a screwdriver and hammer to make a hole in the top, or you can use a nail, etc. Cut small pieces of cotton material to put in the tin. Bandanas work well or an old T-shirt.
It's the middle of winter here and very cold, so I decided to use an alcohol burner outside that I had made to see if that would work well to make the char cloth.
(See my post on alcohol and buddy burners.) (click here)
Put the tin over a fire. Smoke will come out of the hole. When the smoke stops, it's done.
Ta da! Char cloth!
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