Homemade Lye Soap


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Gerowen

One thing I do partly as a hobby and partly for practical reasons is I've started making my own soap.  I'm self taught because my parents never made it so I spent some time at Google University to learn how to do it.  Here's a video showing my process, :-)

 

 

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+Dick Montage
12 minutes ago, Buttus said:

Did you start a fight club?

Now come on, he's not allowed to talk about it.

 

 

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+Gary7

My mother used to make this soap all of the time about 63 years ago.

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