This is a listing of candle making instructions I have written. All are free for personal use, and many are illustrated.
Introduction To Candle Making - A free online course that explains candle making safety, materials, and equipment and includes step by step instructions to make a basic pillar candle.
Candle Making Safety - Follow these safety rules to prevent accidents.
Shrinkage - An explanation of why wax shrinks, and some things
that can be done to
Preparing 2 Piece Chocolate Molds - Adapting chocolate molds for candle making. Illustrated step by step.
Using 2 Piece Chocolate Molds - Procedure for using chocolate molds for candle making. Illustrated step by step.
Using Auto Wick Pins - These speed up votive production. Step by step illustrations.
Wick Selection - My technique for choosing the proper wick.
Candle Making Classes - We now offer live, "hands on" classes at our workshop.
Burning Tips and Safety - Usage tips and safety guidelines for burning candles.
Overdipping Candles - The basics of over dipping candles.
Science Projects Part 1 - Guide to using candles in science fair projects.
Science Projects Part 2 - Some additional information on using candles in science fair projects.
Wax Recycling - Storage Techniques - Several methods for storing scraps and leftovers to make full use of every drop of wax. Illustrated.
Whipped Wax - Basic whipped wax instructions.
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