Basic Soap Making.

by Chris Gardner

"The intention here is to provide the basic data on how to make soap from the most basic materials. There are many fancier soap recipes which make better soaps, as long as you have all the ingredients.

Basic Soap Making.
 

 

 

Materials:

A small plastic dishpan, about 10″ x 12″ 
A glass or enamel 2-quart saucepan 
1 can of lye (sodium hydroxide), 12 ounces 
3 pounds of lard 
Plastic gloves [really; use eye-protection too] 
Water"

Learn the a couple of basic soap making...

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DIY Dress Forms...Or How to Duct Tape Yourself a New Friend

by Chris Gardner
DIY Dress Forms...Or How to Duct Tape Yourself a New Friend

Your body is unique. Here's four tutorials from Threads magazine, with instructions to create an exact replica of your own torso.

Once finished, stick one on an adjustable microphone stand or an old floor lamp to mimic your own height. 

Even if you're not one to sew your own dresses, make one anyway. There's bound to be all kinds of uses. Post 'em in...

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