Friday, August 17, 2012
Make your own Candle Wicks
How to Make Your Own Wicks for Candles
Dissolve 2 tablespoons of table salt and 4 tablespoons of borax in 1
½ cups of warm water.
Soak a 1-foot length of regular cotton kite string or twine in the
solution for 15 minutes.
Hang each string with a clothespin for 5 days to be sure it is
Use a paperclip to dip each string completely in melted wax 3 to 4
times, coating it completely. Hang it up to dry as before
Store wicks rolled up in a newspaper