On 10/02/07 07:34 pm WarrenWolff@aol.com wrote:
> Small quantities of Bees Wax are sold in instrument shops, a la violins.
> It is used for waxing the bows - - the last time I heard, which was a long
> time ago. Maybe they can give you a hint.
When *I* was learning the violin (which could have been even longer
ago), we used rosin for the bows.
One source of beeswax would be your nearest Eastern Orthodox church:
most use beeswax candles; maybe Roman Catholics do too, but I'm not sure.
Since others may use beeswax for candles too, a store that sells
candle-making supplies might be a good source.
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