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Additive for wax

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1 hour ago, Mark C. said:

Maybe mineral oil?

Found it..greg daly. Glazes and glazing technique.

He says this mix is still usable on brush up to a minute after dipping.

He emphasizes low heat to melt. Get the flow right by adjusting mix and temp.

Frying pan on low setting.

Add to paraffin.wax 60parts paraffin oil(kero) and 40 parts baby oil..light oil.

Also to each litre of this add 50ml of euc.oil or lavendar oil

The scented oils let you know when wax/oil mix is at correct temp.

He uses this for onglaze resist..doesn't peel off, wont damage brushes or give off smoke and vapour.

If wax  looks opaque adjust the mix or temp.

So i am away with the paraffin oil. 

 

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