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Has anyone found a good source for candle wicking? I was going to buy from Brushy Mtn, but paying $10 shipping on a $9 roll just rubs me the wrong way.

Local craft stores seem to only carry votive candle supplies.
 

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Thanks for the leads!

However, now I have a question on size. I am making 10" tapers (about 1" diameter.) Brushy Mtn said to use 2/0 square braid, but the Lehman's site recommends 15 ply flat (and lists the 2/0 for larger diameter candles.)

Does anyone have experience with what works best? (especially for a beginner...!) Would hate to embarrass myself with Christmas gifts that sputtered and smoked.
 

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Beeswax candles take a larger wick than paraffin candles. That may be why Brushy recommends the bigger one.
 

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Good to know! Even better since that is what I ordered. (Found some on ebay, but I think Amazon has a slightly better price.)
 
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