Soda Ash

  1. Burn large amounts of wood to produce ash
  2. Boil water in a non-aluminum container
  3. Mix the ash into the water.
  4. Remove from heat.
  5. Allow the mixture to sit undisturbed for one day
  6. Carefully remove floating charcoal bits from surface.
  7. Carefully pour the middle watery solution to another non-aluminum container, leaving the sediment behind.
  8. Boil off water you poured off to yield solid soda ash.

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