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5KG CANDLE MAKING KIT - 100% Soy Wax Complete Set - GumDropAus
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5KG CANDLE MAKING KIT - 100% Soy Wax Complete Set

Regular price $69.95 $0.00 Unit price per
Whats Included:

  • 5KG 100% Pure Soy Wax 
  • Plastic Pouring Jug
  • Thermometer
  • Wooden Stiring Stick
  • Plastic Pipette
  • 36 Wicks (150mm)
  • 6 Wooden Wick Holders
  • 36 Stickums (18mm)
  • 6 Mini Pegs
  • Instructions


PRO WICKS HTP 52

Length: 150mm
Burn Diameter: 38mm
Tab Size: 15mm x 3.8mm x 2.4mm
CDN equivalent: n/a
CSN equivalent: CSN 6

Our recommended wick for Soy Wax is the HTP range, because these wicks have been specially made for such waxes. The HTP wick in made out of all natural fibres and they contain no lead or other harmful metals. 

They are easy to use and require no extra work other than a trim before burning. Let no wick go to waste by re-tabbing your offcuts and using them for tealight of votive wicks.


WICK STICKUMS

An excellent, no fuss way to secure a wick to the bottom of a container. These are 15mm in diameter


WOODEN WICK HOLDERS

An essential tool to ensure that the wick is secured and centered during the candle making process.

Dimension: 115mm long and 10mm wide.


WOODEN MINI PEGS

Placed on top of wick holder helps secure the wick and keep it straight

Feel free to browse our store for a great fragrance oil or Essential oil to add to your candles


Step 1

Setting up the glassware

Make sure your glassware is completely clean and dry in preparation for candle making. Any residues of wax or water can affect the end product result. Setting up the glassware: Place a round wick stickum on the end of the wick, then press down firmly to secure the wick in the centre on the inside bottom of the glass.

 

Next, centre the top of the wick using the wick holder and pull gently to straighten the wick, securing it in place with the wooden peg.

Step 2

Melting and pouring the wax

We recommend the double boiler method to melt the wax.

Use one block of soy wax and ensure that the wax reaches a temperature of approximately 75C using the mercury thermometer

Alternatively, use a microwave and microwave safe container (not included) to melt the wax).

 

Once molten, pour the wax into the 1 litre wax pouring jug.

Step 3

Mixing and pouring the fragrance

Choose one of the fragrance oils, pour it into the molten wax and stir thoroughly using the bamboo stick. Once well mixed, slowly pour the combined wax and fragrance into the medium glasses your prepared earlier.

 

Be sure to leave approximately 1cm from the top of the glass rim. Now let your candle cool down for a couple of hours.

Step 4

Finishing the candle

Once completely set, remove the wick holder and peg, and then trim the wick to approximately 1cm above the wax.

Please leave your candle to set and harden overnight so it becomes completely solidified.

If you just can’t wait, though, it’s possible to burn these partially set candles for instant enjoyment

Congratulations! Your first homemade soy candles are now ready to burn!


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