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Wax need to be really really cleaned.. passed through at least 3 lint clothes without leaving any residue... and not heated over 67.5 degrees C
This from the chap who made the Queen's jubilee candles
 

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I'd rather follow Paddy Padmore's advice, and that of the recently departed Dinah Sweet 70 degrees is the best temperature. So far it's got me 3 NHS Commendations, a blue ribbon and the Royal Welsh silver rosebowl for best wax in show twice
 
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Wax need to be really really cleaned.. passed through at least 3 lint clothes without leaving any residue... and not heated over 67.5 degrees C
This from the chap who made the Queen's jubilee candles
Yes ... our association has had him over twice ~ Andy Willis of Southampton Beekeepers.... His lecture on cleaning wax is a master class. He uses flanellette sheets for cleaning the wax and the Queen's Jubillee candles (he was commissioned by the Guild of Wax chandlers to make them) had the wax they were made from filtered about 10 times from memory.

Here's his method for wax cleaning.

 

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Yes ... our association has had him over twice ~ Andy Willis of Southampton Beekeepers.... His lecture on cleaning wax is a master class. He uses flanellette sheets for cleaning the wax and the Queen's Jubillee candles (he was commissioned by the Guild of Wax chandlers to make them) had the wax they were made from filtered about 10 times from memory.

Here's his method for wax cleaning.

Basically Padmore's system
 

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I'd rather follow Paddy Padmore's advice, and that of the recently departed Dinah Sweet 70 degrees is the best temperature. So far it's got me 3 NHS Commendations, a blue ribbon and the Royal Welsh silver rosebowl for best wax in show twice
We'll turn you into a Master Beekeeper yet, JBM ;)
 

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Wax need to be really really cleaned.. passed through at least 3 lint clothes without leaving any residue... and not heated over 67.5 degrees C
This from the chap who made the Queen's jubilee candles
Can relate to that, I cleaned mine twice over water (ladled off the top wax) then filtered twice through j cloths and still had a little debris in the base on my dipping tube when I emptied it.
 

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I'd rather follow Paddy Padmore's advice, and that of the recently departed Dinah Sweet 70 degrees is the best temperature. So far it's got me 3 NHS Commendations, a blue ribbon and the Royal Welsh silver rosebowl for best wax in show twice
Great result!
 

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Yes ... our association has had him over twice ~ Andy Willis of Southampton Beekeepers.... His lecture on cleaning wax is a master class. He uses flanellette sheets for cleaning the wax and the Queen's Jubillee candles (he was commissioned by the Guild of Wax chandlers to make them) had the wax they were made from filtered about 10 times from memory.

Here's his method for wax cleaning.

Thanks v useful
 

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