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Beeswax and foundation

Beeswax candle testing

This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   Some would say that “a candle is a candle” just a piece of wick in a blob of wax. …

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Candle making For Beekeepers For Pleasure Or Profit

This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website.   PH.   Candle making For Beekeepers For Pleasure Or Profit There are many techniques for making candles. It is common …

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Filtering Beeswax

This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   Filtering Beeswax To produce candles and polishes we need clean wax (a good colour and smell helps as well). …

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Foundation

Foundation comes in three main types, Wired, Unwired and Drone. It comes in two sizes, Super and Brood. It also comes as super thin cut comb foundaiton and that is hwat I use for my Cut Comb production. Some like to save a halfpenny and cut CC foundation in half diagonally but it does not …

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Herring Beeswax foundation

This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH. Herring Beeswax Foundation Making Method This page is a combination the wording of the original Herring leaflet and information generated …

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Rolled Candles

This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   Rolled Foundation Candles Beeswax Candles burn with a bright, clean and fragrant flame. This page was originally intended for …

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Wax Melting

This page is credited in full to Dave Cushman who created it. His voice is expressed in black colour text and any additions or comments in blue belong to myself. Credit: Dave Cushman’s website. PH.   Wax Melting Beeswax is easily melted (too easily sometimes) but we must take care that we do not damage …

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