Thanks Russ.Welcome to Beesource, Jeff.
Here is the link to the solar wax melter:
A relatively cheap way to render wax is to use a solar melter. The heat is free and a side benefit is the bleaching of the wax by the sun. The drawing assumes 3/4" lumber. Solar Wax Melter Plans - 1 page PDF Filewww.beesource.com
And here's a link to other plans available on the forum:
Best of success to you this year.
See my explanation in this thread:What happened to all the pdf plans that used to be here?