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Lye Soap Making

Lye Soap Making

      This page will show you how to make lye soap in an iron pot over an open fire.  It has a lot of pictures to help you get the picture of the process. If you do a search on the internet of soap making, you’ll see references to laboratory scales, exact temperatures and other discouraging terms. Let me begin by saying that your grandmother probably made soap just fine without these and you can, too!    … Read entire article »

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