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Books & Starter Set
CANDLEMAKING STARTER SET
||THE CANDLEMAKERS COMPANION by Betty
(pbC010, paperback, 168 pages)
“A complete guide to rolling, pouring,
dipping, and decorating your own candles”. Very well presented, very
comprehensive. Includes illustrated step-by-step instructions, source
lists and very good general information. An attractive and useful
||EASY TO MAKE CANDLES by Gary V. Guy
(pbC001, paperback, 48 pages)
All the basic techniques: block forms, poured layers, sand-cast, carved,
tapers, applique. Helpful discussion of waxes, wicks, dyes, molds.
And troubleshooting. 82 black-and-white pictures, 18 color pictures.
Eric Ebeling, editor - Scott Ham, candle maker and consultant - photographs
by Alan Wycheck
(pbC028, paperback, 182 pages)
Gleaned from the expertise of master candle makers, this guide presents
everything a novice needs to know to get started crafting traditional
tapers and molded candles, container and rolled beeswax candles, and
interesting variations on each. Includes guidelines for buying tools
and materials, preparing the work space, and working safely and effectively,
as well as suggested shopping lists.
Includes 5 pounds of paraffin, 3 candle colors,
20 wick bases, several yards of each size of wick, a small piece of mold
sealer, and instructions. Makes about 16–20 frozen-orange-juice-can-sized
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