Synopses & Reviews
Step-by-step color photographs and descriptive detail make this book indispensable for beginners looking to create beautiful and functional scented candles on their very first try, and for experienced crafters who want to sharpen their skills. Precise instructions eliminate the guesswork that too often creeps into how-to books. Gleaned from the expertise of master candle makers, this guide presents everything a novice needs to know to get started crafting traditional tapers and molded candles, container and rolled beeswax candles, and interesting variations on each. Includes guidelines for buying tools and materials, preparing the work space, and working safely and effectively, as well as suggested shopping lists.
The ultimate beginner's guide to candle making. Step-by-step color photographs and concise text illustrate every phase of the candle making process, even the most basic. Precise instruction eliminates the guesswork that too often creeps into how-to books. Expertise of master candle makers is included giving the novice everything needed to get started crafting traditional tapers and molded candles. Scott Ham -- master candle maker & consultant; Alan Wycheck -- photography.