(ESPECIALLY if you are married and ever want a home cooked meal again....)The biggest thing to remember is that both oil and wax are flammable, you do not want either to reach its smoke point when heating or you could have one hell of a fire on your hands.
I melt my lube outside for safety and mess control just in case. Don't use one of your good cooking pans.
Aside from knowing a beekeeper, it's available on Amazon as a base for makeup concoctions. It's also available at many crafty type stores. You can also post on the N-SSA board as there are several guys who keep bees and sell the wax to fellow black powder shooters.whir does one get bees wax? and I know it comes from a bee!
Look on line for the local beekeepers association.whir does one get bees wax? and I know it comes from a bee!
One of my guns has a grease hole, beeswax/olive oil lube works best in that hole.a lube for bullets is a different story. On a patch, wax isnt needed.