Return to the Soap & Candle Making Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
having problems with wicks

Posted by othermothers (My Page) on
Tue, Apr 25, 06 at 10:04

I have been making soy candles for awhile and am still having problems with wicks. The centers of my candles have a hole instead of a full melt pool and some of the wicks have been breaking off. I use square mason jars. I don't have a problem with the smaller 4 oz jars.


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: having problems with wicks

Can you do a second pour to fill up the hole? Are you using a larger wick to compensate for the larger jar?


 o
RE: having problems with wicks

yes I have been doing a second pour or using a heat gun to even things out. The problem is after buring. Do you know what type of wick works best for this size jar?


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Soap & Candle Making Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here