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Mint Tin Candle

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THIS IS MY FIST INSTRUCTABLES SO PLEASE COMMENT AND LET ME KNOW WHAT YOU THINK.
This is my guide to a fun little mint tin candle.
This is a fun little project that takes about 5mins to make.
 
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Step 1: Items Needed

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All you need to make this is
A small mint tin (Altoids tin)
Glass jar or anything else to melt your wax in
Four tea light candles
Box of matches
Little bit of glue

Step 2: Remove the metal case

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Now you want to take the candles out of the metal case and if you can remove the wick now,
When i was doing it the wick was stuck in the candle but you can just leave it in the candle for now.
Put the candles in a glass jar, put the jar in a pan of warm water,
Put the pan on the heat till it all melts. 

Step 3: Preparing the mint tin (altoids tin)

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Now put 2 wicks from the tea lights into the tin and glue them down so that they don't move then the wax melts.

Step 4: Finishing off the candle

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Now you want to add the melted wax to the tin, and set it to one side and let it harden.
This is when i added some thing extra, i cut up a matchbook and glued the strike pad to the inside of the tin.
Then i glued 7 matches to a match stick and placed it in the lid, this makes it very easy to pull one off when you need one.

NOW ITS FINISHED AND YOU HAVE A COOL CANDLE IN A TIN!

hkfilmfan1 year ago
Nice job! Thanks for posting.