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candle making advice please

Posted by traceyg (My Page) on
Fri, Jan 26, 07 at 18:54

i am just starting out candle making and am a bit confused about the wicks, moulds etc, any advice you could give me would be much appreciated.

Thanks in advance

Tracey G


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RE: candle making advice please

Well for me to help, I need to know what wax you are leaning towards and what size you want to make.
Pillar, votive, container candles?
What other things are important to you about your candles?


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RE: candle making advice please

What kind of mold you use is really a matter of preference, metal, plastic etc. Or you can use things you have around the house like yogurt containers. The type of wick will depend on the type of wax, size of the candle or if it's a container candle. I'd suggest getting a few books on candle making and reading up on it more. There's nothing more frustrating than making a candle and not having it come out or burn right.


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RE: candle making advice please

Hello everyone!! I just found this forum so i am new here, i am actually in the candle business and looking for others who have the same interests, but i actually make 100% beeswax candles if there is anyone out there with the same interest drop me a line or anyone with an interest in candles.


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