logo

Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
Kellyack91, sienawilson, test18818, Home Circus, anthonyroman1210
56583 Registered Users
Forum Stats
56583 Members
417 Forums
111488 Topics
786279 Posts

Max Online: 537 @ 07/02/12 11:21 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
Beetlemess 274
Nancy Roussy 174
Rosie 66 153
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches 138
loongdragon 115
James Andrew 109
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 76
Jilly 65
Lestie4containergardens 65
Susan - Meditation Editor 52
Ad Income Supports Charity
Topic Options
#793460 - 11/19/12 08:27 PM Candles Marring when coming out of Molds
Kevinsprncss Offline
Newbie

Registered: 11/19/12
Posts: 1
Hi all =) I am kinda new here... I have been making Candles for several months now and am coming up with a slight problem... The last batch of Candles I have poured from my metal molds have been marred when coming out of the mold... is there any way to fix this? What could cause such a problem?

Top

Add Candles Marring when coming out of Molds to Twitter Add Candles Marring when coming out of Molds to Facebook Add Candles Marring when coming out of Molds to MySpace Add Candles Marring when coming out of Molds to Del.icio.us Digg Candles Marring when coming out of Molds Add Candles Marring when coming out of Molds to Yahoo My Web Add Candles Marring when coming out of Molds to Google Bookmarks Add Candles Marring when coming out of Molds to Stumbleupon Add Candles Marring when coming out of Molds to Reddit
#793483 - 11/19/12 11:44 PM Re: Candles Marring when coming out of Molds [Re: Kevinsprncss]
Angie's Candles Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Newbie

Registered: 07/29/12
Posts: 37
Hi - I guess it would depend on what you mean by "marred". If the candle's outer surface is tearing when you pull it out then it probably means the candle has not cooled completely. If there are pits or bubbles, you may have added too much fragrance oil for your wax type. If there are lines around the candle, you could be pouring your wax too cold or your mold was cold. Some of these imperfections can be fixed by buffing them with a scrap piece of an old pair of nylons or you could carefully heat the surface with a heat gun. Additionally, if your molds are new, they may not be seasoned. Make sure they are clean and that you have used enough spray mold release. If none of this fits your situation, please let me know a little more and I will get back to you.
Thanks and good luck on your next batch!
_________________________
Angela Webster

Top

Add Re: Candles Marring when coming out of Molds to Twitter Add Re: Candles Marring when coming out of Molds to Facebook Add Re: Candles Marring when coming out of Molds to MySpace Add Re: Candles Marring when coming out of Molds to Del.icio.us Digg Re: Candles Marring when coming out of Molds Add Re: Candles Marring when coming out of Molds to Yahoo My Web Add Re: Candles Marring when coming out of Molds to Google Bookmarks Add Re: Candles Marring when coming out of Molds to Stumbleupon Add Re: Candles Marring when coming out of Molds to Reddit



Want to reply? Register as a Forum Member - it's quick, free and fun!
Brand New Posts
Turn Your Passion into a Profitable Business
by Angel - Business Coach
Business Coach
Greetings from Kathryn
by Susan - Meditation Editor
Short Stories
Daily World Peace Group Meditation
by Susan - Meditation Editor
Meditation
Gardening Bumper Stickers
by Beetlemess
Container Gardening
The Gifts of ADD
by Connie - ADD/Sandwiches
Attention Deficit Disorder
Arbor Day 25th April
by Lestie4containergardens
Container Gardening
Leather Jewelry Tips
by Anthony Roman
Jewelry Making
11:25 AM
Suggestion for fashion jewelry?
by James Andrew
Beauty Basics
11:21 AM
Any cheap cheap stores for the Autumn apparel
by James Andrew
Women's Fashion
11:10 AM
Orchid Photography
by Anu D - Orchids
Orchids
07:37 AM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online
2 registered (Izeigo, Lisa - Moms), 129 Guests and 1 Spider online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2014 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.