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Alternative base "fuel" to use instead of wax for candles
Hopefully this thread is unique enough from the other candle thread:

Within that thread I noticed 2 posts discussing alternate wax (fuel) which can EASILY be used make candles from.

In post # 17, Kodiak discussed using Crisco
In post #32, you can see a home made Bacon grease candle:
Quote:To Camper and Mauser:

Can you/your family deal w/ bacon cooking smell?

I read about this in a book somewhere and tried it last night:

We always save our grease. Once you get a container-full, what to do w/ the rest?

All I did was restrain the warm grease through a pin-punched coffee filter. You can see that I used a cotton string hung from a pen to keep the wick centered. After filling, I put the wick in place and put in the fridge.

VIOLA!Big Grin

(BTW-I only let it burn a couple minutes...did not detect much smell...but that is just me. YMMV)

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Ladies of the Second Amendment

"I regard giving as necessary to right the balance" Hu Chung

I dont know if oreos will work well but, i'm saving my used cooking oil.
Shrug Ive got my eyes on you
Not really an alternate to wax, but an alternate source of wax. Been saving the wax from the Baby Bell cheeses.

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