Candle Making

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Candlemaking is an ancient and highly enjoyable art. In this comprehensive book, readers will learn how to create many different kinds of candles including flame candles, balloon candles, and pudding candles. There are dozens of different styles to choose from, and the skill levels range from beginner to expert.

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Overview

Candlemaking is an ancient and highly enjoyable art. In this comprehensive book, readers will learn how to create many different kinds of candles including flame candles, balloon candles, and pudding candles. There are dozens of different styles to choose from, and the skill levels range from beginner to expert.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780871319685
  • Publisher: Evans, M. & Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/1/2002
  • Pages: 238
  • Sales rank: 1,468,137
  • Product dimensions: 0.54 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 6.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 7
1. Understanding Candles 9
2. Candle Making Safety 13
3. Candle Measures 19
4. Candle Making Equipment 31
5. Candle Making Materials 39
6. Work Area 53
7. Basic Candle Making Procedure 57
8. Wick Selection and Preparation 61
9. Molded Candle Procedure--Top-Up Molds 67
10. Molded Candle Procedure--Top-Down Molds 71
11. Container Candle Procedure 89
12. Dipped Candle Procedure 95
13. Non-Poured Candles 103
14. Surface Effects Projects 111
15. Applique Candles 121
16. Poured Candles--Beginner Projects 131
17. Poured Candles--Intermediate Projects 145
18. Poured Candles--Advanced Projects 185
19. Experimenting 211
20. Wax Recycling 217
21. Wax Formulas 221
Glossary 229
Appendix Candle Making Record Sheet 325
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