Making Soap - Useful Links

Basic Recipe
Pictorial Recipe
Tips and FAQ
Web Resources

An excellent all around page about making soap from ashes:
http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/paul_norman_3/soapmake.htm

A very nice lye-to-fat table:
http://waltonfeed.com/old/soap/soaptabl.html

Detailed instructions for making lye from ashes (pdf file):
Lye


Instructions for rendering animal fat:
http://waltonfeed.com/old/soap/soaprend.html

Excellent soapmaking technical brief:
http://itdg.org/html/technical_enquiries/docs/soapmaking.pdf

An extensive soapmaking page with tips and recipes:
http://members.aol.com/oelaineo/soapmaking.html

This site has a recipe for a deodorant soap made with coffee:

http://www.suite101.com/welcome.cfm/soapmaking

Another soapmaking site built by MTU students:
http://peacecorps.mtu.edu/makesoap.htm