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    Default Where to buy bulk wax?

    Where would I go to buy bulk wax for making candles, firestarters, etc?

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    Can you pm me too, i was just trying to research this today.

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    I got a big block of wax and a block of beeswax at one of those craft stores (Michael's or Hobby Lobby, can't remember which). Wasn't exactly cheap though. I'll shop the net next time.

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    If you have a Hobby Lobby in your area they sell it in slabs. About 1ft. by 3ft. Don't remember the price though.

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    This is where my fiance gets hers to make her candles and tarts:
    http://rusticescentuals.com/Wax-and-Additives/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rescue2 View Post
    If you have a Hobby Lobby in your area they sell it in slabs. About 1ft. by 3ft. Don't remember the price though.
    Hobby Lobby sells a 10lb slab of parafin wax. Last I looked it was around $17.00 iirc. If you're looking for beeswax than start with local bee keeepers. They will probably be the best bargain for you.

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    Thanks for all the input guys :-)

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    If you just wan't generic wax for firestarters I buy crayons and old candles at yardsales and thrift stores. For fire starters cheap discount store candles can be bought and melted down. If you want to make candles then pay for the quality stuff.

    If you want beeswax for making candle tins, firestarters, waterproofing leather etc you can buy the wax rings that go under toilets. Most are 100% beeswax and a couple of dollars at the hardware store.

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    http://www.glorybee.com/

    Beeswax, wicks and tin containers! Oh, My!

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