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Offline Maryland Beekeeper

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Homemade Beeswax candles
« on: January 08, 2013, 11:46:51 am »
Ya"ll probably know this but I just figured out that wax poured in pint mason jar will shrink enough to pop it right out when cool, neat ! would paraffin wax do this ?

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Re: Homemade Beeswax candles
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2013, 12:46:30 am »
I didn't know that.  Thanks.

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Re: Homemade Beeswax candles
« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2013, 05:41:32 pm »
Make a video of mason jar candles for us.   

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Re: Homemade Beeswax candles
« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2013, 08:01:23 pm »
Update :
 They will only pop out easily from the jars of the smooth sided variety. When burned they can be expected to last @ least ...... 34 hours :)

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Re: Homemade Beeswax candles
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2013, 04:42:02 pm »
Nature does nothing uselessly.

Did Mr. Aristotle discuss exactly what my arthritis is for?

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Re: Homemade Beeswax candles
« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2013, 11:40:13 pm »
Would wide mouth ball jars work?
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Re: Re: Homemade Beeswax candles
« Reply #6 on: April 06, 2013, 11:44:48 pm »
What type and size wick?

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Re: Homemade Beeswax candles
« Reply #7 on: December 29, 2013, 03:18:01 pm »
If you want the candle to pop out, you have to use a wide mouth.  I would use a 6/0 square braided wick.