How to Make Ethanol Jelly!

by admin on September 13, 2010

Me instructing how to make ethanol jelly (sterno/canned heat) with my bad english :)

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Swazooli September 13, 2010 at 12:15 pm

@pudidotdk deantured alky can be any percentage of meth to eth or it can be something else entirely as long as, for Americans, it makes it deadly. Commonly Denatured hadss most or all Methyl added, but it could be carbon tetrachloride if they found a good reason to use it. The reason is simple, here in the states we have very high taxes on alcohol (drinking kind), so if you can really get wacked on it, you must make it undrinkable.

nice video, where are you(country)


clawdagger000 September 13, 2010 at 12:48 pm

i make this stuff to light up my BBQ faster,works pretty damn well…

Kendrana September 13, 2010 at 1:03 pm

@Lalolocs100 Wow.

dieselistheman September 13, 2010 at 1:57 pm

You said it before I could, loads of respect to you. Keep it up!

holymoly678878 September 13, 2010 at 2:24 pm

where can we buy calcium acetate

mattloverer September 13, 2010 at 2:50 pm


yakyakyak69 September 13, 2010 at 3:38 pm

Calcium Acetate can be prepared by soaking eggshells in vinegar. Since both reagents would have been available pre-historically, the chemical would have been observable as crystals then.

Have you tried this experiment from scratch by making you own Calcium Acetate?

midgetman9942 September 13, 2010 at 3:53 pm


I think he was showing how well it burnt, that it couldn’t be put out simply by blowing on it

narutogmers101 September 13, 2010 at 4:51 pm

lol he burnt is house down afterwards!

WDTripps September 13, 2010 at 5:17 pm

NICE! this could be a solid fuel!

themaster438 September 13, 2010 at 5:42 pm

fail at the end lol

xxMadBomberxx September 13, 2010 at 6:29 pm

Very nice video.
Your instructables are pretty sweet too.

pudidotdk September 13, 2010 at 6:38 pm

@MrTomRay First of all, it’s spelled ethanol and methanol since it’s alcohols of the alkanes ethane and methane. Secondly, denatured consists of primarily ethanol (at least 90%) with an addition of methanol that makes you unable to drink it, however it’s only a few percents, so it would be incorrect to assume it’s methanol.

MrTomRay September 13, 2010 at 6:45 pm

@pudidotdk DENATURED alcohol is METHINOL–”wood alcohol ” and is NOT the same thing as Ethinol–for one thing, Methinol will make you blind or dead if you drink it.

FiIipPRlDE September 13, 2010 at 7:39 pm

wow you your mad young…but also mad smart. i feel like a dumbazz cuz i dont even know what tht shxt is lol.

pudidotdk September 13, 2010 at 8:33 pm

@Lalolocs100 You’re responsible for any injuries that you make yourself, so no.

Lalolocs100 September 13, 2010 at 9:21 pm

If u burn myself can i sue u ???

jdubcbr600 September 13, 2010 at 10:00 pm

Thats all we need, a kid making homemade Napalm!

galex66969 September 13, 2010 at 10:11 pm

That really isnt a jelly substance, the calcium acetate combines with the H2O to make vinegar, then the vinergar reacts with the ethyl alchohol to produce a weak acidic solid, this solid has similar traits to a snowball, hence the name “California Snowball”. I will soon post a up video demonstrating what else can be done with the “snowball”

Tra1n3rfromH3ll September 13, 2010 at 10:46 pm

there was a boy with an IQ found to be 188 at least, if not in the 200′s several years ago. he works in a lab. this might be him to be honest.

buddy, i am 21, near genius level intelligence, but you ARE a genius to be frank. thank you for these videos. they are really cool.

TheLaspa September 13, 2010 at 11:18 pm

and then the house burned down…

Simeliz September 13, 2010 at 11:45 pm

“Like so, like so, like so, than just do it like this, like so” :D DD

randomandkool September 14, 2010 at 12:16 am

and now for the fun part setting it on fire LOL

FuckinCrazyness September 14, 2010 at 12:21 am

drink the alcohol, then u’ll be drunk. everclear mooonshine white lightning

lemonpie2002 September 14, 2010 at 12:47 am

great video! your english is great ! thank you very mucho!!!

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