Beeswax and Foundation
As a product of beekeeping beeswax is as much an important crop as honey.
Beeswax has a number of uses, some obvious and some not so.Everyone knows that beeswax
can be used to make candles and some will know that it is used to make the best furniture polish
but did you know it is used in lipstick? Or to coat drug capsules, or to waterproof thread for
needlework? Recently we have sold blocks of wax to didgeridoo players - they use it to
waterproof the end they blow into apparently.We always have blocks of wax in stock.
Beekeepers collect beeswax during the season in a variety of ways; by scraping brace comb
from the sides of the frames or hive, by collecting wax cappings cut off the honeycomb
prior to extracting honey,by melting out solid honey in the comb such as that from