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Candle Making Part 1- Making the Wick

In preparation for my Year and a Day Wiccan training, i've decided to make some candles. I really wanted to stick to either bees wax or soy based candles and couldn't find what I was looking for at the shops…so i have decided to make some. Part 1 entails making your own wick. Materials: 1 1/2 cups of warm water 4 Tbsp Borax (found in laundry isle of local supermarket) 2 Tbsp Salt (Table or iodised salt will do fine) 100% cotton cooking twine (cut to just […]

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BEESWAX,Melting Bees Wax,Molds,Candle Making,GA Beekeeping Beekeepers Pour Bees Wax ,John Pluta

BEESWAX, Melting Bees Wax for candles and blocks.Melt bees wax in microwave or steam table ideas.Candle mold wick threading. Bees wax candle molds 100 different. For wax or molds CLICK http://georgiabees.blogspot.com Breaking bees wax blocks. Pouring bees wax taper candles. Bees wax candle making by Beekeeper John Pluta,Milledgeville Georgia, Beekeeping honey cappings bees wax .Beekeepers candle finish trick. Clean strained filtered honey bees wax from beekeeping beehives. Beekeepers harvest bees wax from honey comb un capping then melt for candle making,cosmetics,hair.Bees wax candles poured into molds of […]

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When Making Candles / Things You Shouldn’t Do

I thought that it would be a great idea to discuss some of the things that aren’t normally talked about with the candle making process. We are going to talk about things you should never do when making candles. You see, there are some bad practices, and processes that may cause you trouble, stress, as well as to make a candle that is dangerous to burn. So if you want to make the best candle possible, please pay attention. Now I know that some of the things I am […]

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How to make scented candles – Candle making basics 101

If you have always wanted to make candles this is a great introduction on how to get started. We go into detail about the basic things you will need to get started. Wax, containers, wicks fragrance oils, etc. Metal ice cream scoop I used for the wax. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B002JFW6XI/ref=psdc_300196_t1_B000YKTFDO If you have any questions please leave a comment or feel free to contact me at anytime. I am more than happy to help in any way that I can. Wax Guide: https://www.candlescience.com/learning/wax-guide Wick Guide: https://www.candlescience.com/learning/wick-guide Some of the […]

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Candle Making Temperature / The Main Variant

In my last post titled “Candle Making Procedure/No Detail Is Too Small” we discussed Temperature: Temperature is the main variant with all types of wax without a doubt. Temperature is of the utmost importance. I told you that It is so important that I will be writing a post on it next week. OK, here it is. Candle Making Temperature / The Main Variant As we discussed in Candle Making there are three temperatures that need to be controlled. And those three are: The pouring temperature of wax. […]

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Choosing the Right Size Wick

Hi there, have you been wondering how to choose the right wick and wick size for your container candles? Try using this video from CandleScience to learn how to identify under and over wicked candles. It is great information to help you make the right choice. For more information on wicking container candles please visit: ttp://www.candlescience.com/learning/wicking-container-candles.php Frank Brought to you by: http://candlemakingblog.com/     

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Candle Making Procedures / No Detail Is Too Small

I want you to think back to the first few times you made a candle. It probably looked OK sitting there in its mold, and you were proud of it because you did all the right things. You followed the Candle Making Procedure, because you knew No Detail Is Too Small. You selected the correct wax, scent (fragrance), and color. And you let the candle cool overnight just to be sure. Then that morning you removed the candle from the mold. Oh my gosh, the candle didn’t […]

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Making Container Candles / A Fun Camp Project

Container Candles are a beautiful way to accent your home, especially the dining room and bathroom. To make your Container Candles look their best, pick glassware that is sturdy and has a simple design that will not take away from the beauty of your Candle. You can purchase Glassware for a very low price if you will just shop around a little bit. You canYo generally find great deals at yard sales and flea markets. If you are going to need larger quantities try places like Dollar […]

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