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Traditional Candlemaking

By Deborah Millington
ISBN: 9781853391248
Describes different materials and techniques, showing methods suited to small-scale producers on a cottage industry level, or the individual at home. With help on techniques, terminology and equipment, and a troubleshooting chart.

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  • Synopsis
    Describes different materials and techniques, showing methods suited to small-scale producers on a cottage industry level, or the individual at home. With help on techniques, terminology and equipment, and a troubleshooting chart.
  • Table of Contents
    Introduction vii
    1. Materials 1
    The fuel 1
    The wick 6
    2. Melting the fuel 11
    Heating equipment 11
    Methods of measuring and controlling temperature 12
    3. Candlemaking techniques 15
    Dipping 25
    Pouring 28
    Moulding (or casting) 30
    4. Producing decorative candles 35
    Dyeing 35
    Painting 35
    Dried flowers and grasses 35
    Carving 36
    Appendices 37
    I Common problems 37
    II Conversion factors 39
    III Suppliers of raw materials and equipment 39
  • Details
    Sub Title No
    Author Deborah Millington
    Editor No
    Number of Pages 48
    Format Paperback / softback
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