The secret to perfect tapers â€” making bees wax candles, part 2. By Joybilee Farm. divider. You don't want to burn that in you home. Bees wax is the only .
Steps. Cut the wicks to the length(s) desired. Make the wicks as long or as short as you would like. Ready your dipping container. Prepare the dipping area. Melt the wax. Commence dipping the wicks. Allow the candles to dry. Trim the wick at both ends of the candle. Finished.
Homemade tapers candles are an easy, elegant gift idea for Christmas. Whether you make the taper candles short or tall, the candle-dipping process is .
steps. Place beeswax pellets in can. Add wax dye; let melt slowly, testing color with stick until it's the shade you want. One at a time, slowly dip candles into can, holding each straight in melted wax and then pulling straight up and out. Hold each candle until wax is dry to the touch; carefully lay on a paper towel.
Use 15-ply wicking for thin tapers, 24-ply for candles thicker than 1/2 inch.. wax in any pot tall enough to accommodate the length of the candles you're making; .