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Basic Soap Making Book

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Learn all the skills and tools you need to get started in this practical, fun hobby. From gathering the proper materials to packaging, giving and using your finished soap, you’ll learn basic, safe, almost no-fail techniques to make your home soapmaking a pleasure and a breeze.
  • Clearly written, step-by-step directions and large, full-color photos make it almost impossible to go wrong
  • Letcavage, 9"×11¹⁄16", 126 pp.
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BASIC SOAP MAKING BOOK DESCRIPTION
Table of Contents
Foreword
Introduction
  1. Basic Equipment and Ingredients
  2. Making Cold Process Soap
    • Basic Four-Oil Soap Recipe
    • Equipment Cleanup
    • Unmolding and Cutting the Soap
    • More Basic Soap Recipes
  3. Soap Additives
    • Enhancing Soap with Color, Fragrance, and Oatmeal
    • Two-Tone Nugget Soap
    • Using Oxide Colorants
    • Goat's Milk, Oatmeal, and Lavender Soap
  4. Rebatching
    • Color-Infused Molded Soap
    • Rebatched Soap with Colored Swirls
    • Recycling Scraps into Soap Balls
  5. Creating your Own Soap Recipes
    • Basic Oil Chart
    • Luxury Oil Chart
    • Saponification Value Chart
  6. Packaging Finished Soap
  7. Handmade Equipment
    • How to Make a Soap Mold
    • How to Make a Soap Liner
    • How to Make a Soap Cutter
Resources

Excerpt from page 7

Chances are that you have most of the equipment you need to make soap right around the house. The equipment and ingredients you don't have are easily found in grocery stores or online. As you gain experience making cold process soap, you might want to make your own wooden mold, mold liner, and soap cutter. Instructions for doing so are included in chapter 7. In the meantime, easy-to-find alternatives will work almost as well.


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- 9/23/2011
said: Terri Sue Borden
"This is an excellent book for the beginner soap maker. It does not have a lot of "recipes", but what it excells at is the how to. It goes into more detail of how than any other book I have read. The emphesis as I see it is how to make soap safely. As far as I am concerned that information alone is worth the price of the book."
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