As an ex-beekeeper, and from a family of them, you can find wax at any
hippyfest selling honey, and also at health stores, at times ..Look for
apiary shops and bee supply stores .. have it by the tons. Not rare.
My brother used to sell a lot of it, so I gave him all mine, and he
harvested from his hives and my fathers..about 500 of them ... he used to
ship it somewhere, but darn if I remember. My pharmacy has a display of
Ben's Bees right next to where I pick up my meds. The characture of Ben
looks JUST like my brother did in the 70s.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Alan NV8A" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "towertalk reflector" <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, October 02, 2007 4:42 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Beeswax
> 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
>> 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.
> Alan NV8A
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