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Jwalter

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About Jwalter

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  1. So far I have made one candle tested that have worked well with CD-16 wicks at 8% fragrance oil with 9 ounce straight sided jars approximately 2 1/2 inches in diameter. Mulberry oil - Natures Garden I just recently made a candle with 10% FO with 40% blood orange, 30% balsam and cedarwood and 30% patchouli - IT SMELLS WONDERFUL cold, not sure how it will be with a hot throw. I have been making a few wax melts at 10% FO for samples of smell - I tried one day to make 4 different types of wax melts but found that I made them in tiny batches (didnt seem to work
  2. What's your name? Joshua! How old are you? 29 Where do you live? Arkansas! How long have you been making candles/soap/whatever? Trying for about a month to research How did you get started making candles/soap/whatever? To help cope with mental health and potentially start a small business! Are you married? Any kids? Not yet, remaining hopeful! If candle/Soap making isn't your primary job, what do you do? COVID-19 Tracer for a hospital Anything else we should know? I am grateful to be here!
  3. Hello everyone, I am a new candlemaker here who has been doing quite a bit of research over the last month and have realized that making candles is such an exciting and wonderful science! However, man it can be confusing at times with how much information there is out there! I also have noticed that I must be patient and understanding with the process of learning the craft. I just wanted to introduce myself and join the forums to hopefully become competent and learn along the way! This is an adventure I decided to get on because of my mental health. I needed to find s
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