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How to Melt Paraffin Wax

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First-rate fire starters- Pack sawdust into paper muffin cups, above, or a cardboard egg carton. Melt paraffin wax or old candles in a double boiler, pour over the sawdust and allow to cool. Slow-burning when lit, these hotcakes make great starters for a fireplace or campfire.

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All about paraffin wax for candle making

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Paraffin wax is a white or colorless soft solid derivable from petroleum, coal, or oil shale. The wax is solid at room temperature and begins to melt at around 99 °F (37° C). Its boiling point is plus or minus 698 °F. The wax was first created in the 1850’s and it wasn’t long after that it began to replace tallow candles …

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