Make An Oil Lamp with Used Cooking Oil
I had grabbed that jar of previously used cooking oil and was getting ready to safely dispose of it.
Only then did I I realize that to dispose of this jar of oil, was essentially throwing away a ready-to-use oil lamp.
I took it to the garage, found some old string and sunk it into the oil filled jar. Then I dug out some old unshielded wire and created a wick holder for the string.
Video: Oil Lamp, made with Used Cooking Oil
It seems that this lamp works fantastically and smells like a french fries! It burned and burned and burned, then I got bored and put it out.
I guess I learned a lesson today, instead of disposing of jars full of oil, I’ll store them away for use as oil lamps. I learned to Make An Oil Lamp with Used Cooking Oil and recycled in the process. I am so green ;-)