How to make wooden matches work better in the wind

You don’t want to get carried away and make the head too week where it will break. When you strike the match it burns the small shavings that you have created. In doing so the flame is bigger and gives the match a better chance to light. This is another old time tip that has sorta been lost to us, because we have all these fancy lighters. Who knows though, someday this tip just might come in handy.