Using Wood Wicks

Making soy candles using wood wicks - after much testing I found when using wood wicks with soy wax you will need to use two wicks back to back, (double wick) in each container. See the images below.

Below is a list of wood wick sizes and the diameter of the container they are suited to -

I have only tried wood wicks with soy wax however the manufacture says they can be used in palm, paraffin and blended paraffin/soy.

Examples -

Please remember the wick sizes quoted above are only suggestions and you may need to do a bit of trial and error yourself to make that perfect candle.

A close up of double wicking



A container candle using wood wicks and soy wax       votive candle using a double #2 woodwick