Basic Candle Making

Basic Candle Making

Book - 2002
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Each step illustrated with color photos How to avoid common mistakes Information on scents and dyes

Step-by-step color photographs and descriptive detail make this book indispensable for beginners looking to create beautiful and functional scented candles on their very first try, and for experienced crafters who want to sharpen their skills. Precise instructions eliminate the guesswork that too often creeps into how-to books. 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.

This book includes the contributions of veteran candle makers and crafters. Scott Ham is a master candle maker and owner of The Gettysburg Candle Company and Moonacre Iron Works in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Alan Wycheck is a photographer based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, 2002
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780811724760
081172476X
Branch Call Number: 745.5933 BASIC
745.5933 BASIC
Characteristics: 104p., spiral binding ; col. ill
Additional Contributors: Ebeling, Eric

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