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Uses for Beeswax

Beeswax is not just for making candles, there are many uses it can be put to around the house. This is a guide about uses for beeswax.
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October 26, 20060 found this helpful

I have access to a quantity of beeswax that I want to use. What are some uses other than candles please?

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October 28, 20060 found this helpful

Beeswax is also used by seamstresses to wax sewing thread. Usually it comes in a round cake the size of 5 or 6 stacked dollar coins. You run the thread across the edge. As it wears, you get slits around the edge. Costs $2-$3. Also used on knitting machines to wax the thread. Looks like a small spool with hole in center.

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October 28, 20060 found this helpful

If you make chocolates at home, beeswax is a wonderful thing to have. You know how store-bought chocolate doesn't melt in your fingers? The manufacturers use wax (and not necessarily beeswax, either).

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By Diana in Michigan (Guest Post)
October 28, 20060 found this helpful

beeswax use melted wax for an excellent hair/ eyebrow remover.

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November 2, 20060 found this helpful

Last night I was looking through a Christmas catalog that came in the mail. They adverstised

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beeswax ornaments. They looked as though they had been poured into a soap mold. They had a string through them. Very cute. I think the catalog was Chinaberry. Good luck!

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