A talk by Andy Willis entitled “Wax Purification”.
This will be an ideal opportunity to find out how to process Bees Wax, whether it’s for trading in against new foundation or getting wax up to show standards and for candle making. The processes Andy has developed over the years takes wax from the hive to the final pure wax product including harvesting, storage, grading, melting, and filtering, ‘The Andy Method’.
Andy Willis is from Southampton Beekeepers and has won numerous prizes at shows for his candles which includes firsts at the National Honey show. He has hosted wax workshops for the BBKA and also made the candles which were given as the BBKA’s gift to the late Queen Elizabeth II, in her 2012 Jubilee year.