Here is the update on my show wax preparation... For a first try at cleaning wax to this level, and moulding it, I don't think it was that bad. I need to control the cooling down period more to prevent the wax shrinking too much in the mould, and losing shape - you can see … Continue reading Show wax part 2
I'm thinking that it was time I entered my hive products in the honey show, so am currently cleaning 2lbs of wax to make some 8oz and 1oz blocks for part of my entry. Now to sit back and see how it comes out, this is the first time I have attempted to clean wax … Continue reading Honey Show Preparations
I bagged myself a bargain on eBay yesterday, and it has just arrived. A nice 27 litre capacity electric wax melter, that can also take a 30lb bucket to soften or re-liquify honey. It is virtually identical to the well known Kochstar wax melter, and is sold at a similar price. It is usually on … Continue reading Bargain!