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    Re: Beeswax Lip Balm

    My lipbalm recipe is similar to Jeff's.

    I cut back a little on the lanolin because the smell was a overpowering for me.

    I put wheat germ oil in for a preservative, although Vitamin E capsules...
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    Wax Cappings Smell Fermented

    We melted our first batch of cappings in the solar melter yesterday. The wax smells fermented to me. My husband says it is just the smell of the honey. We've rendered wax with no honey in it and I...
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    Re: Beeswax Lip Balm

    Consider using something easy to pour from. I made a batch of lipbalm in a pyrex measuring cup. Make a small batch and test it first to make sure the consistency and amount of peppermint is to your...
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    Re: Preparing Wax for Competition

    Wow Linda T. Thanks for your reply. You're a wax melting celebrity. I saw your solar wax melter video recently and it was such a relief to finally see how it is done.

    I'm guessing that there is...
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    Preparing Wax for Competition

    Hello: Does anyone have any tips they could share regarding preparing wax and candles for competition in a honey show? What are the judges looking for? Thanks in advance.
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    Re: Solar Wax Melter Inside Color/Material

    Thanks for all of your responses.

    I think that there is still a lot of honey in the wax that I'm getting from the solar wax melter. I made a candle and it was bright yellow. Now it is starting...
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    Nuts in Honey Recipe Wanted

    Hello: Does anyone have a nuts in honey recipe they are willing to share? Is it as simple as put some nuts in a jar and pour honey over it? Also, what is the shelf life? Thank you in advance for...
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    Solar Wax Melter Inside Color/Material

    Hello: We built our first solar wax melter from re-purposed materials. It has melanmine faced MDF sides and plywood bottom. The wax book said that the inside should be white, but we are inclined...
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