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Re: Soap Making

I thought I had posted a reply to this. The ashes soap became useable after aging for more than 6 months. I will try the slake lime method at some point.
by WWSD
Sun Feb 05, 2017 5:46 pm
 
Forum: 7. Medicine
Topic: Soap Making
Replies: 5
Views: 2802

Re: Soap Making

If you're interested, I would encourage you to try making soap. With basic precautions it's not dangerous and is a lot of fun. Just start with a recipe so as to get the proportions right starting out.
by WWSD
Fri Oct 24, 2014 4:31 pm
 
Forum: 7. Medicine
Topic: Soap Making
Replies: 5
Views: 2802

Re: Soap Making

Hello,
Yes I was assured it was hardwood ashes (and really it's unusual to heat a home with softwood if you've ordered several cords to burn).
To update, the soap does work now, it just needed to cure for 6 months.
by WWSD
Fri Oct 24, 2014 4:30 pm
 
Forum: 7. Medicine
Topic: Soap Making
Replies: 5
Views: 2802

Greetings from Canada

Hello, I've been interested in self-sufficiency for many years, and I garden on my little urban postage stamp, compost, forage, assemble clothing, make soap, fix bicycles and would like to get into brewing, tanning, and hunting and butchery. I've been very involved in the Transition Towns movement f...
by WWSD
Thu Jun 05, 2014 1:40 pm
 
Forum: New members
Topic: Greetings from Canada
Replies: 1
Views: 1165

Soap Making

I got interested in making soap at the beginning of 2014. Ive made soap using Drano for lye (very successful) and now sell soap made with local tallow and commercial lye on consignment which is also very nice, and taught a workshop. However I've been trying to make soap with my own lye from hardwood...
by WWSD
Thu Jun 05, 2014 1:35 pm
 
Forum: 7. Medicine
Topic: Soap Making
Replies: 5
Views: 2802

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