Too much darkness around? This Instructable will show you how to build a eco-friendly dark sucker (A.K.A., a candle, flashlight, fire, pretty much anything that sucks darkness and brings light).
This Instructable is eco-friendly because it is made of the wax on those miniature cheese rolls!
If you want to see a video, it is on the last step.

Step 1: what you need

a cheese roll (1, but if you want a bigger candle...)
string (a couple inches) I used this twine like stuff- you might have to experiment with different types
something to burn the candle on (1) a tile works well
scissors (1) to cut the string
a hungry stomach (1)
You should also know why a flame is teardrop in shape :<br> <a href="http://scimad.com/candle-flame-teardrop-shape/" rel="nofollow">http://scimad.com/candle-flame-teardrop-shape/<br> <br> T</a>his site also has some beautiful candle tricks in experiment section.
I thought this might be made out of ear-wax...(dissapointed) I've done this, tends to create a bit of a cheesy smell, but what else do you do with the wax? And I've got 1 pound ball of the stuff somewhere... L
The wax is good and pliable, like modelling clay - anything you can make out of it can be transformed into metal by lost wax casting (I just put up an ible on lost wax casting using a form made from cheese wax)
<br> I have the materials... - thanks for pointing me to your I'ble.<br> <br> L<br>
babybel light ? i never known about the existence of some babybel light, i know the classic red, the classic red ( big size), the yellow ( with edam or gouda) the green ( with goat cheese) but light ..... just to be more eco-friendly, is it possible to make a thread with our own hairs ?
Have you ever smelled burning human hair?! Not nice! I doubt you'd want a candle out of it
It burns to fast anyway. You could use hemp though.
&nbsp;What is baby bell<br /> <br />
it is a miniature cheese roll. you can get them at the grocery store, they are great for lunches
&nbsp;What kind of cheese is this?
Mmmm Cheese we have to do dare in grade 5 and 7! This is really cool!
YAY!!!!!!!!!! mini candles!!!
babybel cheese is soooo over priced. :\
Thanks for sharing. I really like this idea. Note for safety: Be careful that you hands are clean or the candle might make a big fire. Also I'm thinking we can put the wax in a tealight candle container.
there are pictures of the babybel light in the first and last steps. I've never heard of it either before I did this Instructable as for the hair, I think I might give it a try, but it might hurt a more painless way might be using the hair that gets stuck on the hair brush
you smell cheese when you burn your candles? I don't while burning mine.... it might be a different type of cheese (I used the light version) I added some cinnamon to one of my candles, but you could not smell it. I will post some more ideas for scented candles if I get any.....
Another good reason to eat a Babybel!
I do like a smoked gouda!

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