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Cold Water Soap

(Otherwise known as Lye Soap)


1 Quart + 1 cup of Cold Water

1 Can of Lye

6 Pounds Fat,

(Vegetable Oil, Lard, Beef, Any Type of Fat Will Do)


Important:Use an enamel cooker or iron cooker to mix water and lye.

Do this outside.

Pour water and lye in liquid fat (Lard etc, melted).

Slowly, stirring as you pour.

Pour in plastic lined pan.

Let cure.

Cut in squares.

Hard fat should be cut in about 8 hours.

Let cure about 2 weeks.