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Old 09-29-2017, 08:02 PM   #1
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90% of the candles I have made so far crack at the top. What am I doing wrong? I uploaded photos to better explain what my issue is.


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Old 09-29-2017, 08:13 PM   #2
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Looks like they were probably poured a little too hot. This happens to mine when I pour hot. You can always zap the tops with a heat gun to smooth them out.


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I always get sink holes/things like this. The heat gun is my friend.
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Do you have a brand of heat gun that you recommend?
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Do you have a brand of heat gun that you recommend?
Cheapest one from the hardware store. LOL
Just don't get an embossing gun. I've had 2 of those, and they burn out very quickly.
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Cheapest one from the hardware store. LOL
Just don't get an embossing gun. I've had 2 of those, and they burn out very quickly.
Agreed. Make sure it has a low setting so you're not blowing wax all over the place!


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