Beeswax Candle Making
Beeswax Candle Making / Filtering Wax / Dipping Candles & Make Container Candles / Cottagecore.
Making Beeswax Candles can actually be a relaxing project. I purchased a huge bucket full of beeswax, that has been sitting in an old farm shed, for what looks like many years, so I am filtering the beeswax to clean it up.
It won't be suitable for making salves or beeswax wraps however it is perfect for candle making. In this tutorial video, I show you how I'm dipping wicks to make birthday candles, the frame set up for dipped candle making and how I make essential oil, pillar candles in jars. I am using Fowler Jars but Ball Mason are also suitable for this project.
CANDLE RECIPE OPTION
1 Pound Beeswax
1 to 2 Ounces of Pure Essential Oil Optional (I used Tangerine and Orange today)
1/2 Cup Coconut Oil Optional
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