Beginning Lessons:  
Recycling Candles
Votive Candles
Marble Dip Pillars
Tealight Candles
Pillar Instructions
Container Candles
Rolled Beeswax
Breaking Wax
   
Intermediate:  
Rustic Pillars
Layered Pillars
Dipped Tapers
Twisted Tapers
Molded Tapers
Chunk Pillars
Ball and Sphere
Two Piece Molds
Wine Goblet
   
Advanced:  
Crystal Overdip
Sand Candles
Two Tone Spots
Whipped Wax Effect
Floating Flower
Mottled Pillars
Hurricane Candles
Paper Lantern
Embedded Objects
   
Reference:  
Wick Selection
Jiffy Wicker
Wax Chunks
Tabbing a Wick
Wax Calculator
   
Miscellaneous:  
Links Partners
Link To Us
   
 
 
 

This site has dozens and dozens of candle making projects that you can download at no cost to you, which will give you hundreds of ideas on how to expand your candle making hobby for more satisfying results.

You can buy supplies for all these projects at NWCandleMaking.com.

   
 
May 17th, 2004

TWO FRESH NEW TUTORIALS:
Ready for some more fun projects? Here are some good ones in preparation for summer events! Hurricane Embedded Objects is an extension of normal Hurricane candles, and are the pre-cursor to the Embedded Photography hurricane candles that we hope to have online next week! Wine Goblet Candles is a technique to add an extremely romantic candle to any formal dinner setting!

   
 
May 4th, 2004

TWO NEW TUTORIALS:
It's been more than a week since we've put up any new tutorials, but they are great ones! Hurricane Paper Lanterns is an extension of normal Hurricane candles, and are the pre-cursor to the Embedded Photography hurricane candles that we hope to have online next week! Whipped Wax Effect is a technique to texurize normal wax into a snow or frosting or cream like substance! Great effect, Grace!

   
 
April 22nd, 2004

THREE NEW TUTORIALS:
Today we've added three new tutorials! Hurricane Shells are also a great summer time candle for quiet beach or patio nights. Two Tone Spot Candles is a technique to add a rustic two color look to any of your more standard candle molds. And lastly, Two Piece Molds is a tutorial with a detailed look at putting together complicated two piece molds to make great candles! Enjoy!!

   
 
April 18th, 2004

FOUR NEW TUTORIALS:
Today we've added four new tutorials for you to enjoy! Sandy Candles is a great summer candle for your family to enjoy for memories of the beach! Crystal Overdip is a technique to add a nice crystal layer on top of virtually any candle you already have made. Mottled Effect is a great tecnique to add that "cloudy crystal" look to pillars and other cancles. Lastly, Rolled Beeswax is an excellent beginners or kids candle making activity! Enjoy!!

   
 
April 9th, 2004

FLOATING ROSE TUTORIAL:
One of the better tutorials that we've written, our Floating Roses are FUN TO MAKE and STUNNING to boot! Just in time for the easter holiday weekend, we hope you are busy making these with your families!

   
 
April 8th, 2004

ANOTHER TWO NEW TUTORIALS:
We have added two nice new tutorials tonight! These ones are great! Rustic Pillars are a GREAT and very newly rediscovered technique! Be sure to read this one! As well, we have a layered pillars tutorial that is really detailed in this very popular technique! More to come soon!

   
 
April 6th, 2004

TWO NEW TUTORIALS:
We have added two nice new tutorials tonight to complete our beginners and intermediate taper instructions, Twisted Tapers and Molded Tapers. These are great tutorials!

   
 
April 3rd, 2004

EXPANDED MENU:
You might have noticed that our menu is newly expanded, though not all links currently work. We are busy developing the tutorials to get the site even more content. You should see about one new tutorial per day for the next little while as we hustle to get more content online for our grand opening. Thank you to our friends at CandleTech for pushing us to show all the original content we have planned to bring you all in the next month.

ADDED TUTORIAL:
Tonight we added our easy dipped tapers tutorial! Old fashioned but among the best candles in our book!

   
 
April 1st, 2004

RECYCLING CANDLES:
We've added a new tutorial that we think is really unique and cool, called Candle Recycling. This will allow you to take all the old hunks of candles (votives, pillars, tealights, jar candles), and melt them down to turn them into brand new candles! Why throw away perfectly good wax? Check out our candle recycling tutorial today!

   
 
April 1st, 2004

BALL AND SPHERE AND CONTAINER CANDLES:
We've added two new tutorials tonight that we think you'll love. First up is our Ball and Sphere Tutorial where you'll learn how to make balls and spheres of all sizes. These as attractive candles! Next on the board for you to read about is our Container Candle Making Tutorial, which you can use for just about any glass ware you own! Enjoy!

   
 
Grace Hockley has been added as a support Candle Maker to the community forums. Grace has written a lot of the articles found on this site, and will be helping with her expertise in the forums. Welcome aboard, Grace!
   
 

Our founder, Andrew Edmond, comes from a long line of candle makers... The first known candle makers in our family started in New York through the 1930's-1950's with Diamond Candle, which was one of the largest candle manufacturers in the US. Andrew's grandfather, Jerome Edmond, moved to Los Angeles in the 1950's and eventually built a west coast candle empire, which is to this day one of the major candle manufacturers in the world. Andrew, a fifth generation Candle Maker, is proud to run CandleHelp.com and NWCandleMaking.com which extends yet another generation, and this time, into the new world of the Internet. Imagine what the employees of Diamond Candle would have said about all this!

   

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