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Topic: Re-wicking a candle?  (Read 663 times)
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« on: January 09, 2008 06:40:29 PM »

My favorite candles burn the wick too fast.  Or I don't burn them long enough/too long?

Is there anyway to melt down the candle and stick a new wick in it?

I've never done ANY kind of candle making, so any tips would be great!
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2008 08:47:22 PM »

I recently finished up a candle in a jar.  I used a tall taper and a bunch of wax chunks from old candles to re-fill the jar.  I made sure to try to keep the taper straight up-and-down and centered in the jar.  The wax of the "new" jar candle doesn't melt completely across, but I'm satisfied that this is an acceptable way to re-use old wax candle chunks without the added effort of actually *making* my own candles!


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