Instructables: exploring - living - cleaning - soap - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 01:29:35 PDT BLOX v1.01 Laundry Detergent By Numbers http://www.instructables.com/id/Laundry-Detergent-By-Numbers/
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 08:09:36 PST
Fight Club Soap! (Bacon * Drain Cleaner * Soap) http://www.instructables.com/id/Fight-Club-Soap-Bacon-Drain-Cleaner-Soap/
Fight Club Soap! (Bacon * Drain Cleaner * Soap) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/X06O/HL5FJDCB/FM6X06OHL5FJDCB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/X06O/HL5FJDCB/FM6X06OHL5FJDCB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/X06O/HL5FJDCB/FM6X06OHL5FJDCB.SMALL.jpg The King of Random Bacon + Drain Cleaner = Soap??!  ..Yes, and it smells like cinnamon. Watch the Video! Project inspired by: "Fight Club"  Special thanks to "soapcalc.net" for use of their online soap making calculator.  WARNING:  Use of video content is at own risk.  Sodium Hydroxide (NaOH) is highly ...
By: The King of Random

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Thu, 5 Sep 2013 12:29:10 PDT
Make "Lye-Free" Liquid Castile Soap from your Kitchen http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Lye-Free-Liquid-Castile-Soap-from-your-Kitc/
Make "Lye-Free" Liquid Castile Soap from your Kitchen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/RHAK/HF23QPNU/FGARHAKHF23QPNU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/RHAK/HF23QPNU/FGARHAKHF23QPNU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGA/RHAK/HF23QPNU/FGARHAKHF23QPNU.SMALL.jpg OSSC This particular recipe is a base process to start making your own liquid castile soap from home.  It is repeated in several articles, books, and internet sites as being “lye-free” However, please keep in mind that all soap has had some form of lye in it at one point or another (if you can find a rec...
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Mon, 8 Apr 2013 09:39:06 PDT
Dish Soap Apron And Dish Soap Recipe http://www.instructables.com/id/Dish-Soap-Apron-And-Dish-Soap-Recipe/
Dish Soap Apron And Dish Soap Recipe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/PS09/HAQ2ZQPY/F0VPS09HAQ2ZQPY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/PS09/HAQ2ZQPY/F0VPS09HAQ2ZQPY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/PS09/HAQ2ZQPY/F0VPS09HAQ2ZQPY.SMALL.jpg sunshiine I have been looking at ingredients in homemade soaps and have been reading the comments from readers who have tried them. Almost everyone agreed the dishes came clean, but the soaps had low suds and the solutions were runny. Some people complained that the soap left a residue on the dishes. Others l...
By: sunshiine

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Tue, 15 Jan 2013 10:12:49 PST
Make Your Own Laundry Detergent http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-Laundry-Detergent/
Make Your Own Laundry Detergent - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/RJW9/H6S49F0Q/FYYRJW9H6S49F0Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/RJW9/H6S49F0Q/FYYRJW9H6S49F0Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/RJW9/H6S49F0Q/FYYRJW9H6S49F0Q.SMALL.jpg karalalala This is an easy home made laundry detergent. It's much easier on the skin, wallet and environment than the regular stuff. I was a bit dubious at first, but it does a great job of cleaning our clothes. It removes dirt and mud stains really well. For greasy stains I pre-treat the spots by making some...
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Fri, 7 Sep 2012 19:46:40 PDT
How to make liquid soap from a bar http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-liquid-soap-from-a-bar/
How to make liquid soap from a bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/OU6X/GKLJ62GW/FGQOU6XGKLJ62GW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/OU6X/GKLJ62GW/FGQOU6XGKLJ62GW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGQ/OU6X/GKLJ62GW/FGQOU6XGKLJ62GW.SMALL.jpg mconangla By doing a very simple process we will be able to transform our soap bar to liquid soap. This will help us to exploit the strengths and advantages these two states of the material bring to us. On one side the solid state, ideal for storage and transportation of soap. On the other hand the liquid sta...
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Sun, 27 Feb 2011 15:39:32 PST
Soft Soap Surface Spiffer http://www.instructables.com/id/Soft-Soap-Surface-Spiffer/
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By: Ex Machina

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Sun, 15 May 2011 23:19:55 PDT
Homemade Laundry Detergent http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Laundry-Detergent/
Homemade Laundry Detergent - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/A8DL/T77EYNDWS55/FE4A8DLT77EYNDWS55.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/A8DL/T77EYNDWS55/FE4A8DLT77EYNDWS55.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE4/A8DL/T77EYNDWS55/FE4A8DLT77EYNDWS55.SMALL.jpg gowithflo I wanted to A. Save money B. Be ecologically phosphate free If you learn from my mistakes your results will surpass mine in both respects, I am sure.In addition to my clothes coming out "so fresh and so clean, clean" it was a very satisfying and aesthetic making process! Gather Materials You wil...
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