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Candle Making : A Step by Step Guide from Beginner to Expert - Bob Sherman

Candle Making

A Step by Step Guide from Beginner to Expert

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Published: 4th February 2002
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Bob Sherman explores everything from the basic parts of a candle -- fuel, additives, scent, and wick, to instructions on how to make dozens of original candles. Here are detailed chapters on creating your workspace, choosing from the many different kinds of wax, moulds, and wicks available, and sorting through the equipment you will need. The entire book is heavily illustrated with hundreds of instructional photographs. Candles you can create: container, dipped, wax crystal, votive, marbled, applique, floating, two-tone, ice, chunk, beer, fireplace, mottled, mushroom, torched, balloon, sea shore, tie dye and hurricane shell.

Introductionp. 7
Understanding Candlesp. 9
Candle Making Safetyp. 13
Candle Measuresp. 19
Candle Making Equipmentp. 31
Candle Making Materialsp. 39
Work Areap. 53
Basic Candle Making Procedurep. 57
Wick Selection and Preparationp. 61
Molded Candle Procedure--Top-Up Moldsp. 67
Molded Candle Procedure--Top-Down Moldsp. 71
Container Candle Procedurep. 89
Dipped Candle Procedurep. 95
Non-Poured Candlesp. 103
Surface Effects Projectsp. 111
Applique Candlesp. 121
Poured Candles--Beginner Projectsp. 131
Poured Candles--Intermediate Projectsp. 145
Poured Candles--Advanced Projectsp. 185
Experimentingp. 211
Wax Recyclingp. 217
Wax Formulasp. 221
Glossaryp. 229
Candle Making Record Sheetp. 325
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ISBN: 9780871319685
ISBN-10: 0871319683
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 220
Published: 4th February 2002
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Dimensions (cm): 24.1 x 15.6  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.35