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Introduction to Fireworking


Fireworking 101: Beginner's Comprehensive Course in Fireworking

Fireworking 201: Intermediate Course in Fireworking

Fireworking 301: Advanced-Intermediate Course in Fireworking


Safety and Legality (You know, these articles make great Bathroom Reading Material)

Fireworks Types, What do we want to make?

  • Novelty Items
  • Ground Devices
  • Mid-Level Devices
  • Rockets
  • Aerial Shells

Beginner Fireworking, Turbo-Pyro


Basic Processes




Black Powder, the foundation of fireworks, simple and complex


Novelty Items

Ground Devices

Stars and Garnitures

Mid-Level Devices

Rockets, Girandolas, Tourbillions

Aerial Fireworks Shells

Fireworks Displays; Planning and Setting-Up

  • Electric Firing, Planning and Systems

Class C (1.4g) Fireworks

  • Using 1.4g Fireworks safely and creatively

Recommended Reading

Photographing and Videoing Fireworks

My Favorite Quote