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Candle Wicks



  1. Dissolve salt and borax in water.
  2. Soak string or twin in the solution for 15 minutes.
  3. Hang the string with a clothespin for five days to be sure it is completely dry.
  4. Use a paper clip to dip the string in melted wax three or four times, coating it completely. Hang it up to dry as before. Store wicks rolled up in a newspaper.
  5. Add 1 teaspoon of one of the following chemicals for colored flames:


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