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Candlemaking from A-Z
Kathy Barto - Crackerbarrel Corner's eBook Reviewer
The Candlemaker’s Companion
First, You’ll Discover Everything You
Need To Know To Make Beautiful,
Fragrant Candles From Scratch
If you’re like most people looking to make their own candles, you’ll
want to know a whole lot more than just how to stick a wick in some
The Candlemaker’s Companion contains an A-to-Z process for making
candles from scratch. Whether you’re completely new to making
candles or have some experience, you’ll find everything you need to
quickly get up to speed and amaze your friends… and yourself… with
the exquisite creations you come up with.
Here’s some of what you’ll find inside:
"Getting Started" supplies list.
A crash course in wick construction.
Informational profiles on container, molded, specialty, bakery,
gel, and wickless candle designs.
How the four most common candle additives will impact your final
product to give you the desired result, every time.
Key factors to consider when selecting candle wax.
The five critical questions you need to ask and answer before
you pour even so much as a single candle.
How to conquer color blending.
How to select the best colorant for your application.
How to create an endless array of aromatic candles by blending
your own signature scents.
The critical differences between essential and fragrance oils.
14 common candle making calamities.
Simple and elegant wrapping and presentation tips to add style
and pizzazz to candle gifts.
The Hobbs Floating Duck
The Hobbs incorporates the beauty of cedar planking,
with the ‘floatability’ of the duck canopy. Free-floating duck housing
has the advantage over ‘bank fixed’ nests in that it keeps the nest mid
water, deterring the fox and other threats to the nesting duck.
The Hobbs Duck Nesting House provides one nesting bay and has a easy
cleaning method in that the float has a ‘fixing free’ location for the
house, to clean the nest you simply unhook and lift off the canopy... READ MORE
The Hobbs Floating Duck House