Beeswax Block Large 2.5oz White - Refined Decolorized
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This pure wax is 100% natural and refined through physical processes, and no chemicals are used in its processing. The natural wax is melted and filtered through active carbon to remove its scent and color, which may vary from white to off-white.
In leathercrafting, beeswax can be used in many different ways. Use it to add a wax coating to your thread, assist in edge burnishing. or even as a finish for you leather. Beeswax can also be used in the manufacturing of many products such as lotions, creams, balms, body butter and even soaps to which it provides body and stiffness and assists as a thickener.
Caution: The melting point of this wax is between 62° and 67° C (143° to 152° F). Overheating this will impact its scent and color. Please melt at as low a heat as possible while stirring gently, and use it as soon as it is melted, as it will cook and render poor-quality results such as a cooked or burnt odor, and off-white color.
Warning: When melting beeswax, always use a water bath by placing the container of wax - probably a small saucepan - inside a larger pan of water. Never place a pan of wax directly on a hot plate or gas ring. Beeswax can easily become damaged by localized overheating and if it ignites, can burn more ferociously than any chip pan fire. Beeswax does not boil - it just gets hotter and hotter until it ignites.