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Kit is available to make replicas of 19th century tapers.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1972 (v.50#8) pg. 57

Candle facts. How to use them, decorate with them and store them.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1976 (v.54#5) pg. 44

Tip: How to hand-dip candles.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1982 (v.60#3) pg. J8

Cookie cutter candles. Use cookie cutters as molds for candles. Aluminum foil prevents the wax from sticking. Est. cost: $9.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1983 (v.61#2) pg. 74

Turn seashells into candles.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1989 (v.67#11) pg. 137, 139

Tepee shaped candles are easy to make.
BOYS' LIFE Jun 1964 (v.54#6) pg. 58

How to make candles. Includes instructions for hand-dipping, rolling beeswax sheeting and pouring.
BOYS' LIFE Oct 1971 (v.61#10) pg. 50

How to make floating candles.
BOYS' LIFE Nov 1975 (v.65#11) pg. 56

How to make blue and gold candles for a Cub Scout pack's Blue and Gold Banquet.
BOYS' LIFE Jan 1978 (v.68#1) pg. 31

Mold a large candle in a sand mold.
BOYS' LIFE Jul 1987 (v.77#7) pg. 54

Making "ice cave" candles by pouring hot wax over crushed ice.
BOYS' LIFE Sep 1989 (v.79#9) pg. 57

How to make candles from beeswax and tallow. Explains how to render tallow and old honeycombs. Instructions for making both molded and dipped candles.
COUNTRYSIDE Feb 1979 (v.63#2) pg. 46

How to make your own candles.
COUNTRYSIDE Nov 1979 (v.63#11) pg. 22

How to make tallow candles for summer use which avoid the problem of yellowing and softness.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1991 (v.75#4) pg. 30

How to make old-fashioned tallow candles, both dipped and molded.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1993 (v.77#1) pg. 26

Candlemaking from a mixture of tallow and beeswax using the dipping technique.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1994 (v.78#1) pg. 36

Lessons in candlemaking using the dipping method.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL May-Jun 2000 (v.84#3) pg. 76

Making candles from colored beeswax sheets. Metal charms can be hidden inside to be discovered as the candle burns down.
CRAFTS Aug 1994 (v.17#8) pg. 38

Making decorative candles without melting any wax by using pourable wax crystals.
CRAFTS Mar 1995 (v.18#3) pg. 34

How to melt colored votive candles to make a scented candle in a china teacup decorated with silk flowers and ribbon.
CRAFTS May 1999 (v.22#4) pg. 82

How to make scrimshaw candles. Patterns for snowflakes and a partridge in a pear tree to be incised in the candles are furnished.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #66 Dec 1978 (v.6#6) pg. 43

Dipping and cutting hand carved candles.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #84 Dec 1981 (v.7#12) pg. 28

How to make sand-cast candles.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #102 Dec 1984 (v.9#6) pg. 38

Five candles you can make. A butterfly candle (pattern included), a cutaway layered candle, and three styles of chunk candles made using a rock tumbler.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Feb 1974 (v.4#4) pg. 56

How to make stacked candles, those candles which have distinct layers of different colored wax.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Mar 1974 (v.4#5) pg. 16

How to make a candle in a decorated holder made from a glass bottle or jar.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jul-Aug 1974 (v.4#9) pg. 14

How to make tissue paper collage candles.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1974 (v.5#2) pg. 34

How to make Dip 'n' Carve candles that have multicolored layers that are revealed by cutaways and the sculpting of rolled petal shapes.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Apr 1975 (v.5#6) pg. 62

How to make a curlicue tree candle.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1978 (v.9#8) pg. 74, 85

Make sand candles by pouring wax into a mold of damp, firmly pressed sand. Add a piece of driftwood to the mold to make a combination candle and candle holder.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jul-Aug 1982 (v.13#6) pg. 10

How to make dipped bayberry candles. Includes a source for bayberry wax.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Oct 1985 (v.16#5) pg. 54

How to make candles using cookie cutters as molds.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Dec 1978 (v.187#6) pg. 131, 240

How to hand dip candles the colonial way.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING NEEDLECRAFT Fall 1980-Winter 1981 pg. 82

The elementary chandler. Shedding new light on the old alchemy of home candle making.
HARROWSMITH #52 Dec 1983-Jan 1984 (v.8#4) pg. 76

How to color handmade candles with natural dyes. Chart lists 19 natural materials and the colors they produce.
HERB COMPANION Oct-Nov 1989 (v.2#1) pg. 46

Bayberry (Myrica pensylvanica). A description of how bayberry wax was produced and made into candles in Colonial America.
HERB COMPANION Oct-Nov 1994 (v.7#1) pg. 58

How to make candles and use herbs and essential oils to embellish and scent them.
HERB COMPANION Oct-Nov 1994 (v.7#1) pg. 60
Added Info HERB COMPANION Dec 1994-Jan 1995 (v.7#2) pg. 6

Tips on making snow- and ice-molded candles.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #37 Jan 1976 pg. 64

Tip on retapering and extinguishing a candle to help prevent dripping wax.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #109 Jan-Feb 1988 pg. 24

Tip on removing candle wax from a cloth tablecloth.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #109 Jan-Feb 1988 pg. 24

How to make candles using snow as a mold.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #142 Feb-Mar 1994 pg. 54

Make cross-stitch candle-bands, with strawberry or floral design.
NEEDLE & THREAD Jul-Aug 1984 (v.4#4) pg. 19, 21, 49

Make handsome gift candles.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1963 (v.120#6) pg. 145

How to pour wax into snow "molds" to create unique free-form candles.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1973 (v.140#6) pg. 70

Fabricate your own metal molds to cast star-shaped candles.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1981 (v.156#4) pg. 52

The chemistry and physics of a burning candle. How to make your own candles and a discussion of variables in the ingredients. How to duplicate Michael Faraday's 1860-61 investigation of the candle and other experiments.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Apr 1978 (v.238#4) pg. 154

How to decorate white purchased candles with dried flowers and leaves.
SUNSET Apr 1979 (v.162#4) pg. 150

Autumn glow candles. Place decorative pebbles and leaves in a glass jar, add water, oil and floating wicks to form decorative candles.
SUNSET Nov 1983 (v.171#5) pg. 290

Make one-of-a-kind candles from clay molds.
SUNSET Dec 1983 (v.171#6) pg. 104

Tips on candle-lighting the garden. Ways to provide outdoor illumination with candles.
SUNSET Aug 1984 (v.173#2) pg. 78

Homemade candles made from sheets of beeswax.
SUNSET Dec 1994 (v.193#6) pg. 98

Tip: Make ordinary candles "dripless" by coating with a small amount of dish detergent.
WOMAN'S DAY Nov 3 1981 (v.45#2) pg. 93

Candles made in cooking molds and painted flowerpots.
WOMAN'S DAY Aug 2 1983 (v.46#13) pg. 96, 162

Tip on how to make "Ice Candles" by pouring melted paraffin over a half-gallon milk carton full of crushed ice.
WORKBASKET Nov 1978 (v.44#2) pg. 20

How to hand-dip beeswax candles.
WORKBASKET Oct 1986 (v.52#1) pg. 22

Candle-dipping instructions.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1970 (v.26#6) pg. 50

How to make a rubber mold of cut or pressed glassware for use as a candle mold.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1972 (v.28#6) pg. 48

How to create three-dimensional candles. Instructions for using Batikit Dye Waxes to build up patterns on the surface of a plain candle.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1975 (v.31#1) pg. 52