December 26, 2017

Creative Soap forms

I previously posted a tip about making your own soap. If you do make your own soap you will often have a problem with suitable forms for the soap. If you want to make round “bars” of soap instead of square or retangular, life often becomes difficult. You will find lots of ideas by searching for soap forms but the best I found was to use a pringles can. The only problem is that you can only use it once, but it is not a real problem if you like pringles. Read more

December 20, 2016

If you don't like the soap you buy make your own

To make your own soap is really easy and you know exactly what is in it, unlike the stuff you buy at the store. Homemade soap is often much higher quality than store bought. Here is two links that will get you started. Run all soap recipes through one of the lye calculators you can find on these sites.

June 1, 2016

DIY - Buy the best tools you can afford

Building up a decent toolkit doesn’t need to cost a fortune. Rather than buying cheap poor quality tools that won’t last, try looking out for second hand options if you are short on cash. Good quality tools make you job easier and older, quality tools from the second hand shop will last much longer than new low quality tools.

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