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    Obsidian replied to the thread Coronavirus.
    That was very unpleasant but at least it was quick
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    Obsidian replied to the thread Coronavirus.
    Thanks everyone. Sitting here at the DR waiting to go in, nerves are so bad I feel nauseous. I'm really beginning to question my need...
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    Obsidian replied to the thread Coronavirus.
    I get to go in for a corona test today and I'm not happy about it. I wear my mask, stay away from people and wash often but a good 90%...
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    Obsidian replied to the thread Coconut soap sadly forgotten.
    I'd try warming it first, if that doesn't work then a hacksaw is worth a try. I imagine a small bandsaw might work too. It could always...
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    Obsidian replied to the thread Runny Soap ! What to do?.
    You can use stainless pot for soap and cooking. I've even used my crock pot for both but I don't mix the FO in while the soap is in the...
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    Obsidian replied to the thread Holidays in the time of Covid.
    I'll be hiding away with hubby, making small meals just for us. I don't like holiday gatherings anyways so I'm doing good. I'll...
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    Obsidian replied to the thread Runny Soap ! What to do?.
    Pour it out and try to blend it, it may still come back together. There is a good chance it will need to be finished HP. Might be just...
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    I agree a stick blender will make a world of difference. If you want thick trace before you pour and its taking a long time, you might...
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    Obsidian replied to the thread Naming your soaps.
    I don't sell so I don't name my soap. I just use my recipe name + the FO for identity purpose.
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    Obsidian replied to the thread Dead Sea Salt.
    Dead sea salt can't be used in soap, the mineral content is too high. It always will make mushy, weepy soap. Sorry to say but it trash...
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    Glad you found the cause. Maybe try a different brand?
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    Obsidian replied to the thread Salt Bars.
    If I'm planning a salt recipe in a loaf mold, I always make it in the morning so I can watch it through the day. I don't know why some...
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    Obsidian replied to the thread Salt Bars.
    Mine usually take around 3 hours to set enough to cut. I've had it take less and once it took over 8 hours. I generally poke at the loaf...
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    Obsidian replied to the thread Pineapple Cilantro.
    Its starting to darken up some now. I'll post a update of the final color once they stop. The scent if evening out now too and I can...
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    Obsidian reacted to cmzaha's post in the thread Pineapple Cilantro with Like Like.
    It will darken Obsidian, but not to a dark brown from what I remember. It is really not a cilantro smell but is more a green smell. I...
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