Dipped Candle Making Projects
These project articles show how to make a variety of candles by dipping
in hot wax or water. Most of these free candle making projects are heavily
illustrated and include a linked materials list for your convenience.
Those who prefer a text listing with descriptions
rather than photos please refer to our Alphabetical
Candle Project Listing.
For general basic instructions see Candle Making
This article shows how to texture candles with hot water dipping.
This article shows the basics of dipping taper candles.
This project uses a combination of molding, dipping, and carving.
This project how to make candles that look like marbles by dipping in water.
/ Asteroid Candle
This project uses a dipping and hammering technique that is easy and fun.
This is a technique for producing rustic candles with a dipping method.
Make candles that look like peppermint sticks with this dipping technique.
This candle making technique uses a torch or heat gun to remove layers of
dipped wax creating an interesting pattern. Heavily illustrated step by step
This dipping technique uses a cookie cutter to create alternate color windows.
See Also: Cut & Curl Candle Projects
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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.
The author and the publisher accept no liability for the use or misuse of
any of the information presented here. This article is presented for informational
purposes and is used at your own risk.
Author: Bob Sherman
Publisher: Bobby's Craft Boutique Inc.
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