12 May '12, 2pm

Reader Question: Vegan Wood Waxes?: One of my personal missions as a crafts writer is to make vegan crafting and...

Reader Question: Vegan Wood Waxes?: One of my personal missions as a crafts writer is to make vegan crafting and...

One of my personal missions as a crafts writer is to make vegan crafting and green crafting accessible to everyone. A big part of doing that is helping folks find cruelty-free, eco-conscious alternatives to animal products. Sometimes, though, I get a question that totally stumps me, and when that happens I feel very lucky to have an awesome community of eco-crafters to turn to! Amanda Saunders is a pyrographer–meaning she creates art by decoratively burning wood and then sealing it. The burning part is no problem, but wax is the preferred material for the sealing part. We’ve talked here before about candelila wax as a vegan alternative to beeswax for sealing wood, but I’m not totally sure if this will work for Amanda’s purposes. Here’s what she’s after: Do you know which of the vegan waxes would be the palest in colour – does anyone have experience of using these as wood w...

Full article: http://craftingagreenworld.com/2012/05/12/reader-question...

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