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Here are the top ten articles for the Candlemaking Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Melting Point, Pour Point, Flash Point
Candle wax melting point is the specific temperature at which the wax will changes from solid to liquid. This can be different from your recommended pouring temperature. A lower melting point is great for container candles and a higher melting point for molded candles.
2. Importance of Measuring Accurately
As a candle maker and any other craftsman, we deal with weights and measures on a day to day basis. Making a consistent quality candle requires accurate measuring of your key ingredients.
3. Wood Wick Research & Test Results
Wood Wick test results and ideas. This will help you to get started using the wood wick technique for making a unique line of candles. Crackling wood wicks are perfect for the cooler seasons.
4. Cleaning Candle Molds & Melting Pots
Easy methods for cleaning your candle molds and equipment. These tips will help you get the job done right.
5. Don't Microwave Your Wax
Microwaving wax is not a safe option. My suggestion is, simply don't do it and here's why.
In candlemaking, there are a wide variety of wax additives used to achieve certain effects.
7. Floating Candles
Add a touch of class to any decor with floating candles. Easy to make and WOW do they look nice! They fit nice with any occasion. Indoors or out these candles really pack a punch with their tiny little presence.
8. Tips and Tricks of the Trade
Super handy tips and tricks for new candle makers and seasoned candle makers alike! Everyone has different ways of doing things. Maybe something here can help you or maybe you want to share some of your great tips and tricks of the trade.
9. Easy Candle Decor & Gifts
Turn plain candles into specialty candles to give as gifts and to decorate for the holidays or any day. Simple embellishments will turn plain candles into rock star candles! Friends and family will love receiving these and you'll love having them around your house.
10. Hobby Lobby Candle Supplies - Review
A review of supplies purchased from the local Hobby Lobby craft store.
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