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noproblemo2

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How to Make Your Own Wicks for Candles
« on: February 09, 2011, 01:25:58 PM »
How to Make Your Own Wicks for Candles
By an eHow Contributor

Candle making is catching on. Here's how to make a wick.
Difficulty: Easy
Instructions
Things You'll Need:

    * Cotton Kite Strings Or Twine
    * Clothespins And Line
    * Table Salt
    * Table Salt
    * Scissors
    * Scissors
    * Old Newspapers
    * Paper And Binder Clips

   1. Dissolve 2 tbsp. table salt and 4 tbsp. borax in 1 1/2 c. warm water.
   2. Soak a 1-foot length of regular cotton kite string or twine in the solution for 15 minutes.
   3. Hang the string with a clothespin for five days to be sure it is completely dry.
   4 Use a paper clip to dip the string in melted wax three or four times, coating it completely. Hang it up to dry as before.
   5. Store wicks rolled up in a newspaper.


Read more: How to Make Your Own Wicks for Candles | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_5936_make-own-wicks.html#ixzz1DVFHKYRa

VillageIdiot

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Re: How to Make Your Own Wicks for Candles
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2011, 02:10:05 PM »
Very impressive, Susan! Is there anything you can't make these days other than an American cell phone?  ;)

noproblemo2

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Re: How to Make Your Own Wicks for Candles
« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2011, 02:17:41 PM »
Just trying to learn as much basic survival things as I can am also printing and saving in a binder for "just in case".

Lori

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Re: How to Make Your Own Wicks for Candles
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2011, 03:35:06 PM »
If things get as bad as they are supposed to be we'll need the old fashion cans and twine :P


augonit

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Re: How to Make Your Own Wicks for Candles
« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2011, 08:44:59 PM »
That was very useful information.

Hammerhead

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Re: How to Make Your Own Wicks for Candles
« Reply #5 on: February 09, 2011, 08:45:16 PM »
If things get as bad as they are supposed to be we'll need the old fashion cans and twine :P

Progresso Hotline..Can I help you?

 :P :P

augonit

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Re: How to Make Your Own Wicks for Candles
« Reply #6 on: February 09, 2011, 08:52:29 PM »
That was a good one.  It took me a second to get it.   :D

Yowbarb

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Re: How to Make Your Own Wicks for Candles
« Reply #7 on: February 14, 2011, 09:48:25 AM »
If things get as bad as they are supposed to be we'll need the old fashion cans and twine :P



Is this how we will stay in touch... better get a whole lotta twine...  ;D

Yowbarb

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Re: How to Make Your Own Wicks for Candles
« Reply #8 on: February 14, 2011, 09:48:44 AM »
If things get as bad as they are supposed to be we'll need the old fashion cans and twine :P

Progresso Hotline..Can I help you?

 :P :P

 8)

Yowbarb

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Re: How to Make Your Own Wicks for Candles
« Reply #9 on: February 14, 2011, 09:49:43 AM »
How to Make Your Own Wicks for Candles
By an eHow Contributor

Candle making is catching on. Here's how to make a wick.
Difficulty: Easy
Instructions
Things You'll Need:

    * Cotton Kite Strings Or Twine
    * Clothespins And Line
    * Table Salt
    * Table Salt
    * Scissors
    * Scissors
    * Old Newspapers
    * Paper And Binder Clips

   1. Dissolve 2 tbsp. table salt and 4 tbsp. borax in 1 1/2 c. warm water.
   2. Soak a 1-foot length of regular cotton kite string or twine in the solution for 15 minutes.
   3. Hang the string with a clothespin for five days to be sure it is completely dry.
   4 Use a paper clip to dip the string in melted wax three or four times, coating it completely. Hang it up to dry as before.
   5. Store wicks rolled up in a newspaper.


Read more: How to Make Your Own Wicks for Candles | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_5936_make-own-wicks.html#ixzz1DVFHKYRa


Susan, BTW this is an awesome subject you started...
This is a very important skill to learn,
Thanks,
Yowbarb

 

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