Required: Kiln or Pit Firing

  1. Take limestone or seashells and pound into small pieces or a powder.
  2. Place in a container and fire in a kiln (see kiln) or pit fire (see pit fire).
  3. The result is Lime. To make Slaked Lime continue to step 6.
  4. Pour water onto air temperature Lime. The water should become extremely hot!!
  5. Carefully pour the watery solution to another pot, leaving the sediment behind.
  6. Boil off water you poured off to yield solid slaked lime.

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