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Free Candle Making Instructions

We have a full library of free candle making instructions for those seeking to learn candle making or those who wish to learn more about candle making.This collection of candle making instructions has been written by Bob Sherman over more than a decade and is regularly updated.

Bob Sherman has been publishing free candle making articles to the internet since 1997 and has a huge archive of projects and instructions that is being rewritten and modernized for republishing here. If you have been looking at candle making articles on the web for a few years you may recognize some of these.

Vital Instructions

Candle Making Safety Instructions
Do not make candles without reading and understanding these rules.

Introduction To Candle Making
This interactive on-line course teaches the basics of paraffin candle making. The course is 100% free, however you must register to use it.

Candle Makers Troubleshooting Guide
Just answer the questions for diagnosis and solutions to most candle making problems.

Candle Measures
A guide to measurements for candle making formulas.

Wick Selection Guide
Instructions on how to choose the correct wick for your Candles

Candle Making Recipe Book Series

This series is still under production, however most of the articles are now available.

Container Candle Recipes
A guide to container candle wax formulations and other information about container candles.

Floating Candle Recipes
A guide to floating candle wax formulations and other information about floating candles.

Pillar Candle Recipes
A guide to pillar candle wax formulations and other information about pillar candles.

Taper Candle Recipes
A guide to taper candle wax formulations and other information about taper candles.

Tea Light Candle Recipes
A guide to tea light candle wax formulations and other information about tea light candles.

Votive Candle Recipes
A guide to votive candle wax formulations and other information about votive candles.

Full Instruction List (in alphabetical order)

Basic Votive Making Instructions
Illustrated guide for making 15 hour votives.

Candle Burning Tips And Safety Instructions
Usage tips and safety guidelines for burning candles.

Candle Decorating Tips And Holder Project Ideas
Tips for decorating candles and ideas for making candle holders.

Candle Makers Troubleshooting Guide
Just answer the questions for diagnosis and solutions to most candle making problems.

Candle Making History
A brief history of candle making.

Candle Making Safety Instructions
Do not make candles without reading and understanding these rules.

Candle Measures
A guide to measurements for candle making formulas.

Gem Candle Mold Instruction
Instructions for using our line of gem molds.

Guide To Hand Dipping Incense
Free e-book on hand dipping incense sticks.

Guide To Wax Art For Fun And Profit
Free e-book on wax art crafting and selling wax art.

Introduction To Candle Making
This interactive on-line course teaches the basics of paraffin candle making. The course is 100% free, however you must register to use it.

Latex Mold Candle Instructions
Care and usage instructions for latex molds. Illustrated.

Mottled Candle Instructions
Information about mottled candles including both how to prevent and cause mottled wax.

Over Dipping Candles
The basics of over dipping candles.

Science Projects And Candle Making
Guide to using candles in science fair projects.

Science Projects And Candle Making Part II
Some additional information on using candles in science fair projects.

Sealing Wick Holes
How to seal wick holes on candle molds.

Taper Dipping Frame Instructions
How to set up and use taper dipping frames. Illustrated.

Using Chocolate Molds, Preparation
How to prepare two piece chocolate molds for candle making. Illustrated.

Using Chocolate Molds, Usage
How to pour candles in two piece chocolate molds. Illustrated.

Vertically Layered Candle Technique
An interesting techhnique that is useful for some candles. Illustrated.

Votive Auto Wick Pin Instructions
How to make votive candles using auto wick pins. Illustrated.

Waterslide Decal Instructions
How to apply decals to candles and other smooth surfaces. Illustrated.

Wax Recycling - Storage Techniques
A variety of storage strategies for dealing with wax scraps and leftovers. Illustrated.

Wax Recycling - Ugly Votives
A great way to avoid storing small amounts of leftover wax. Illustrated.

Whipped Wax
The basics of making whipped wax. Illustrated.

Wick Selection Chart
A guide to suggested sizes for candle wicks. Individual charts are also available for Flat Braid, Square Braid, and Zinc Core wicks.

Wick Selection Guide
Instructions on how to choose the correct wick for your Candles

 

Look for more instructions coming soon.

Click here for free candle project instructions (thumbnail directory)

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Disclaimer: The information presented here is accurate to the best of my knowledge and common candle making practices as of the time of this writing - March 2008. The author and the publisher accept no liability for the use or misuse of any of the information presented in this article. This article is presented for informational purposes and is used at your own risk.

Author: Bob Sherman

Publisher: Bobby's Craft Boutique Inc.

This article is provided free of charge for use. Candles may be made and sold using this design royalty free.

Web sites may use links to this page without restriction.

No portion of this article may be reproduced for publication elsewhere without express permission from Bobby's Craft Boutique Inc. with the following exceptions:

All other requests need to be submitted via our reprint request form.

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