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  1. ForTheDogs

    Melt & Pour Newbie: melting vessels advice please

    To date, I've been very spit and sawdust, very DIY. A couple of old pans and one Pyrex glass jug in one with a old ceramic pouring jug in the other making a rudimentary double boiler system. Both have been fine so far with great results, but I'm wondering if I should maybe look at getting a...
  2. ForTheDogs

    Double boiler vs Micowave

    I've not used a microwave for any of the soaps (all melt and pour, obviously), but what are the benefits of a microwave over double-boiling, other than speed? I'm open to suggestion, but I just don't see how a microwave can trump seeing, stirring, and checking your soaps the whole time...