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Make Outdoor Citronella Bucket Candles

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Get the materials ready for your citronella candle.
Citronella Bucket Candle

Citronella Bucket Candle

David Fisher
Like any candle project, get all of your supplies and materials ready before you start. A well organized workspace is a safe workspace.

The great thing about outdoor citronella candles is that you don't want them to burn well. You want them to smoke a bit. It helps the mosquito repelling effect. Also, you want a big melt pool to help disperse the essential oils. This is also a good project to use up wax scraps. Hopefully you've been recycling your wax scraps. Throw 'em in the melt pot and let's get started.

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