Soap making

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    @dademoss Did you know this is a deadlink?
     
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    Those look good, @Sentry18 but what would I know? So much to learn, which to choose? ...Soap making, ham radios, target practice, weapon maintenance, orienteering...?
    Another soap forum (I rarely look at) has posted something called soap friend but I don't think it's working out too well for some folks.
     
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    I have wanted to make soap, but have yet to even gather the supplies.
     
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    I'm working on that. Even collected a new friend who makes it and invited me to her home to learn how.
    I have 2 forms with the liners and a couple of highly recommended books. Purchasing the ingredients will come after I get the tutoring.
     
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    Ah...patchouli. What memories of the late '60s. A great b.o. and other smoky odors cover-up.

    I'm looking for bar soap with verbena fragrance...not lemon verbena, just verbena. All out local craft fairs either don't have or or have never heard of it. Was once a major tiny hotel soap fragrance option.
     
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    Looks like it is a highfalutin French scented soap scent. It is not cheap either.

    https://www.amazon.com/slp/verbena-soap/2c4d38kbhg945hq

    If a person grew verbena plants/flowers, how would you extract the scent from it?
     
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    You don't need much. Something to use as a form. Pretty much anything that doesn't leak will do. A kitchen scale, fat, water and lye and a bowl and spoon to mix. I use the long dishwashing gloves to protect my hands. You can get most of it at a thrift store.
     
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