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luebella

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Wow I wasn't expecting this lol! For those who use a 7 or 7.5 lb mold from nurture how much product ounces do you put in? I'm trying to figure out a reasonable amount. These bars are over 7 ounces and I'm used to 4.5 to 5 ounces. Also if I do make them shorter and do piped fancy tops will the mold on the sides of it mess them up?

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Actually figured out how much I'm gonna try. Seeing these big bars were cool though lol. Lavender peppermint rosemary
 

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Could you put a solid false bottom in the mold so your piped tops will be above the top edge?
 

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Oh cool Idea. Like what? I use a silicone liner
 

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I would find a piece of wood/lumber that fits down inside the mold so your liner is raised.
 

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Ty for the idea! And just wrap the wood in freezer paper? I wouldn't have to line entire. Mold?
 

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I was thinking you were using a wooden mold with a silicone liner. If the whole mold is silicone, I'm not sure my idea would work.
 

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It's a wood mold with silicone liner. If I out the wood in the bottom it would. Just raise up the liner. The liner is as deep as the mold
 

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I do 60 ounces of oil in that mold. Otherwise they are huge.
 

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I sometimes wish I had a taller mold since I also use mine as a mitre box for cutting. When I have big tops I have to guess where today start my cut.
 

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I wish their smaller molds had those dimensions! I really want a log mold (not a column mold) that has equal height and width so I can make squares. I don't like to make batches of that size (the lye + oils would weigh more than 10 lbs!).
 
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