There are so many different types of candle making procedures that it is hard to choose which one that you want to try. For this reason we are going to go over the basic procedure for each form of wax. We are going to start with teaching you how to make a candle out of crayons.
Aluminum molds are great for beginners, as they offer a number of benefits and few disadvantages. They are cheap to purchase and clean up readily once used. If you like, just turn them upside down on a cookie sheet and heat them to about 150-170 degrees. Any stray wax will melt away and fall onto the cookie sheet, which you can just let harden and pop off later.
A double boiler or massive pot is essential. a smaller jug with a handle for melting and pouring wax will also be needed. Next make sure you have a wooden stirrer, thermometer, soy wax and wicks. Lastly, you will need your choice of fragrances, colour dyes and or colour chips.
Have you ever thought about making a soy candle yourself by following some simple candle making instructions? Well, surprising it may sound, but you can make your own candle easily and conveniently without spending huge amount of money if you follow these instructions properly. Soy candles are very popular nowadays and are used as gifts, showcase items, toys and so on. Making a soy candle is a form of art and if you have that creative bent of mind it can really become a good hobby or even a profession. So just follow these simple instructions and make your soy candle.
Heat the wax and after it melts completely, pour it into a jar slowly and gently. The cotton wick will now come into use and should be positioned in the center of the jar. Make sure to follow the Candle making workshop instructions carefully as this is a very delicate process. The best method is to use a clothespin, pen or thin pencil to position the wick in the center. After the wax hardens, the wick can be cut down to around 1 inch or more, as you wish. Thus your candle is complete.
This is a list of the different candle making supplies that you are going to need for this project. You can find most of these supplies in a candle making kit or you can simply buy them individually or find items around your home.
Now I do have to warn you. Soy candle making may be very addictive and many individuals will soon discover that after they begin it is very hard to stop especially after you make that perfect candle.