Nut House Candle Co. Blog Posts

Candle Making: Trial & Error

Candle Wax Candle-Making

Essentially only three things are needed to make a basic candle: a jar, a wick, and wax. If you want, you can add in two other commonly used materials into the mix: fragrance oil and color wax dye.  Only needed 3-5 materials makes it seem simple, right? Well, it's really not as easy as it sounds.  In addition to the materials mentioned above, you also need some basic equipment to create your finished product: a pot, double boiler, thermometer, and ideally, something to keep the wicks centered once the melted wax has been poured into the jar. On top of...

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Candle Making: Soy Wax Alternatives

Beeswax Candle Wax Coconut Wax Paraffin Wax

Find out more about the various types of wax used to make candles, including paraffin, beeswax, and coconut wax.

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Soy Wax: Why We Use It

Soy Wax

Soy wax has many benefits when it comes to candle-making, including it’s burn time and how well it works for various candle products. This article provides more information.

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