I had extra cooking oil that was used to fry tortillas for enchiladas. I couldn't just let it go to waste, so I made this support for holding a cotton wick.
This can be used to make any oil holder into a nice candle. If you are careful with the oil level, the wick will be consumed very slowly.
Step 1: Assemble Parts
Use an all-cotton string for the candle wick. Synthetic fibers will not burn cleanly. I am using a kitchen string that is used to truss poultry and tie up roasts.
Any kind of wire can be used for the wick support, but I had a spool of copper wire on hand. A large paperclip may also work.