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Candle Making By: Dylan Hubbard. Origin Can be traced back to biblical times Can be traced back to biblical times Main source of light (until electricity)

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1 Candle Making By: Dylan Hubbard

2 Origin Can be traced back to biblical times Can be traced back to biblical times Main source of light (until electricity) Main source of light (until electricity)

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4 Origin Used for many traditions and holiday’s Used for many traditions and holiday’s

5 Past waxes Tallow Beeswax Bayberry Paraffin

6 Tallow In Egyptian and Roman times it was made from tallow (this was extracted from cattle) In Egyptian and Roman times it was made from tallow (this was extracted from cattle) Rinse and trim 5 lbs. of tallow Rinse and trim 5 lbs. of tallow Put pieces in boiling water Put pieces in boiling water Then dip or pour your candle Then dip or pour your candle

7 Beeswax Easier method—Requires no heat Take beeswax sheets and wrap around wick Trim around candles and then you have your finished product

8 Bayberry Originated in England Originated in England Discovered by trying to rid of tallow (it had a bad smell and less burning time) Discovered by trying to rid of tallow (it had a bad smell and less burning time)

9 Paraffin Early settler’s used this type of wax Still used today and most popular now

10 Materials Paraffin wax chips Tin can Large Pot Wax paper

11 Materials String of wick String of wick Ruler or thin stick Ruler or thin stick You can also add color wax and/or fragrance to your candle You can also add color wax and/or fragrance to your candle

12 Step 1 Boil ¼ full of your pot with water Boil ¼ full of your pot with water

13 Step 2 Place tin with wax chips in boiling water

14 Step 3 Tie wax to ruler (stick) Tie wax to ruler (stick)

15 Step 4 Dip wick in melted wax

16 Step 5 Pull wick out of wax and let drip, then dip in bottle of room temperature water Pull wick out of wax and let drip, then dip in bottle of room temperature water

17 Step 6 Continue until you get your desired length and width

18 Step 7 After dipping until desired lengths set in water for 5 to 10 min. After dipping until desired lengths set in water for 5 to 10 min.

19 Step 8 Now, cut your candles wick

20 Your finished product

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22 Sources history.asp history.asp history.asp history.asp html html

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