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  1. Ladka liked shunt2011's post in the thread DOS but Oil Doesn't Seem to be Rancid.

    Also, just an FYI it may not make good laundry soap either. If it's got a superfat keep in mind that's extra oil in the washer. Most...

    Sep 17, 2019 at 11:52 AM
  2. Ladka liked shunt2011's post in the thread Superfatting & DOS.

    Please do not mix your lye in glass. You are asking for a disaster. The lye etches glass and can cause it to break. Plastic with the...

    Sep 17, 2019 at 11:51 AM
  3. Ladka liked Michele50's post in the thread Stick blending.

    Thanks, John for the response. In the past, I've used more hard oils than soft but I'm working with the reverse now so I can try my hand...

    Sep 16, 2019 at 7:27 AM
  4. Ladka liked Michele50's post in the thread Stick blending.

    You are absolutely correct, that's exactly what I 'meant' to write. I feel a bit stupid; I shouldn't have posted so late past my...

    Sep 16, 2019 at 7:26 AM
  5. Ladka liked DeeAnna's post in the thread Stick blending.

    "...You probably know that oils high in saturated fats (lauric, myristic, palmitic, and stearic fatty acids) are going to be slower to...

    Sep 16, 2019 at 7:25 AM
  6. Ladka liked Amonik's post in the thread Castile "superlye" method experiment.

    I love this! Thank you for letting us follow your experiments.

    Sep 15, 2019 at 11:26 AM
  7. Ladka liked Fiut's post in the thread Castile "superlye" method experiment.

    10 day after update. The soap bars shrink visually and are rock hard. I feel no more the smell of olives. No lye ash, none! The lather...

    Sep 15, 2019 at 11:25 AM
  8. Ladka liked Fiut's post in the thread Castile "superlye" method experiment.

    I can't figure out what was your recipe... lye solution of what percent? 31% seems pretty strong, because the main thing I got from...

    Sep 15, 2019 at 11:24 AM
  9. Ladka liked cmzaha's post in the thread Castile "superlye" method experiment.

    :thumbs::thumbs: You could have a problem since you did not use the percentage of water used in the original recipe. I tried the recipe...

    Sep 15, 2019 at 11:23 AM
  10. Ladka liked Mobjack Bay's post in the thread Castile "superlye" method experiment.

    And, I still look forward to your updates! I understand the issues with necroposting, but in this particular situation I think it’s...

    Sep 15, 2019 at 11:21 AM
  11. Ladka liked Fiut's post in the thread Castile "superlye" method experiment.

    Recently I stumbled upon very interesting thread about old recipe and method of making Castile, with superlye, SF -40....

    Sep 15, 2019 at 11:21 AM
  12. Ladka liked Michele50's post in the thread Stick blending.

    Howdy, John. I'm curious about your soaping many years ago; did you use a lot of slow to trace oils? (True) Castile soap, unless one...

    Sep 15, 2019 at 11:15 AM
  13. Ladka liked Microchick's post in the thread How much, is too much??.

    Are you sure you are using a scale to weigh your oils? You state that you “measured” the canola which makes me hope you aren’t using...

    Sep 15, 2019 at 10:24 AM
  14. Ladka liked Relle's post in the thread How much, is too much??.

    Can we please keep this thread on track re - soap, not mining.

    Sep 15, 2019 at 10:24 AM
  15. Ladka liked Nanette's post in the thread How much, is too much??.

    Im going to go watch YouTube....you are more adventurous than I am....I dont have the skill set to go in the old hardrock mines, (tho I...

    Sep 15, 2019 at 10:24 AM