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If you are melting crayons you will have noxious fumes and need venting. I
switched to soy based crayons for our batiks. No fumes and they melt much
> In a message dated 4/17/00 4:47:40 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> wjbaas writes:
> << Explain? how did the pen tip hold the wax? >>
> We used old metal pen tips the caligraphy type and filled them upside down so
> that the hollow portion was up - the pen tip was in the holder -We held the
> crayons over the flame till melted
> and then scraped the pen tip over it to fill. Then we heated the wax
> further in the pen tip over the alcohol burner.and placed the colored wax
> where it was wanted.
> The room wasn't vented and after awhile the odors made my head ache. Roberta
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