After cutting out some cross comb I had about a gallon baggie full of it:
|This comb is very white and pretty clean because we took it out before they could build anything in it. Cross comb means it was going across two top bars and would be impossible to remove if we didn't correct them.|
A little quick reading to see what I was supposed to do, and I had a double boiler set up with an old pot and bowl:
In went the comb:
And in not too long I could see it starting to melt:
I don't have pictures of the filtering process as I needed both hands for that, but essentially I did this, making a filter out of cheesecloth into an old almond milk carton:
And then from there I poured the filtered wax into my spiffy little molds:
And ta-da! I can't believe how FLORAL it smells. I've never smelled beeswax like it.