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Charlyn's Blog – March 2013 Archive (1)

Beeswax Candles

 

 

One of the benefits of having a bee hive in the backyard is “free” beeswax. We’ve been gathering our wax for several years, working out a way to clean it sufficiently. After some experiments, Mark bought a colander from Goodwill, lined it with an old tee-shirt, and melted the comb down over a pan of boiling water. When he lifts the colander, the hot wax streams through the fabric and cools on the surface of the water. Voila! A disc of clear beeswax!  The disc lived in the…

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Added by Charlyn on March 10, 2013 at 3:36pm — 5 Comments

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