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  1. Welcome Forum
    I do not keep bees, hubby is allergic! However, I do use beeswax in some of the products I make. I was buying beeswax through Amazon, but the best price was $8/pound. Then I found out it was bleached to get that pretty white! I process my products as minimally as possible. In finding local...
  2. Top Bar & Horizontal Hive Forum
    This is my 2nd winter, and I bought a used TBH off of craigslist. Green mold on old comb from a deadout, I think it had been in a barn. Here's the photo: http://www.flickr.com/photos/morgan_v1/12567091355/in/photostream/player/ Decisions, decisions... It must be pennicillin, do nothing...
  3. Products of The Hive
    Hi, I washed and filtered the raw wax, then lightened it with a bit of 35% peroxide. But the candles made from it sputter just a bit. I did another wash, waiting to see those results when the candles cool. To those of you who have used peroxide to lighten the wax a bit - how do you get it...
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