Required: Lime, Soda Ash

  1. Mix 5 parts Slaked Lime in water in a non-aluminum pot.
  2. Mix 7 parts Soda Ash in water in a non-aluminum pot.
  3. Thoroughly mix two solutions together.
  4. Allow to sit undisturbed so solid can drop to the bottom.
  5. Carefully pour the watery solution to another non-aluminum pot, leaving the sediment behind.
  6. Boil off the water you poured off to yield lye. Use eye protection.

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