The Candlemaker's Companion
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Workman Publishing / 2001 / Paperback

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The Candlemaker's Companion

Workman Publishing / 2001 / Paperback

Expected to ship on or about 06/24/17.
CBD Stock No: WW173667

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Product Description

Discover how to make your own candles! The detailed guide provides an overview of the properties and instructions for the basic candlemaking ingredients of wicks, wax, color, and scents. Covering the different types of candles that can be made, including poured, rolled, dipped, and mold candles, many recipes are included throughout. With instructions on the actual process, as well as information on storage and repair, this A-to-Z guide will set you on the path to a new hobby. 199 indexed pages, softcover.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 199
Vendor: Workman Publishing
Publication Date: 2001
Dimensions: 8 X 8 (inches)
ISBN: 1580173667
ISBN-13: 9781580173667

Publisher's Description

Enjoy some homemade glow. From wax to wick to wrapping, The Candlemaker’s Companion is a definitive guide to modern candle making. Learn how to create rolled, poured, molded, and dipped candles; play with your favorite scents and colors; and use specialty techniques to design glowing luminaria, candle holders, and other gorgeous accessories. With illustrated directions, complete source lists, and plenty of practical advice, Betty Oppenheimer invites even the beginner candlemaker to get in on the action. Fill your house with the warm light and enticing fragrances that only candles can bring.

Author Bio

Betty Oppenheimer is an experienced crafter and seamstress who studied textile science at the Fashion Institute of Technology and has worked as textile quality assurance manager and engineer for several sportswear companies. Betty is the author of The Candlemaker's Companion and Growing Lavender and Community on the Sequim Prairie. She lives on the Olympic Penninsula in rural Washington state.

Editorial Reviews

" In this comprehensive guide, you'll discover the fundamentals of making all manner of candles…" - Sacramento Bee


"There is more wick information alone than most of us will ever need." - Sacramento Bee

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