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Making your cheap candles dripless: how to?
Old 02-17-2011, 07:02 PM   #1
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Making your cheap candles dripless: how to?

I was researching the cost of just plain green tapered candles on Amazon, and almost had a heart attack the prices were so high for beeswax candles (beeswax doesn't drip). Anyway, I found two techniques that make your candles not drip that might help someone else if you want to get away with using the super cheap kind that do drip:

1. Put the candles in the freezer seems to work they say; and
2. Put the candles in salt water for 4-5 hours. The suggestions was 2 tablespoons of salt for 2 cups of water, so you adjust as you need to.

Anyone have any other ideas how to make cheap candles dripless?

(This is a pretty good LBYM idea I think.)

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Old 02-17-2011, 07:34 PM   #2
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Put those brass ring cups at the top of the candles (like they've used in Catholic church for centuries). The melted wax pools around the ring, the candle burns slower and more evenly, and it doesn't drip.
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