Uses for Bar Soap

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Stormy Stewart Recipe
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Well Seasoned
Mio, MI (pop. 12,477)
karlyn255
Member Since Mar 2011
Stormy's notes for this recipe:
included are uses for the garden, home and work shop.
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~Drive nails easier with less risk of splitting the wood, by first rubbing it on the nail shank.
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~Keep garden bugs off plant leaves by mixing it with water and spraying the solution on the leaves' undersides.
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~Lubricate the metal rails of sticking desk drawers
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~Throw small slivers of soap into liquid soap dispensers to `disintegrate' and provide more liquid soap.
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~Handy Substitute for Hemline Chalk: A bar of soap works fine.
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~Keep Needles Rust Free: Stick them straight into a bar of soap.
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~Remove wallpaper glue by mixing with warm water and sponging it on the walls.
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~Turn screws more easily by dabbing it onto the threads.
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~Cut a straighter line with a handsaw by coating the blade with soap.
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~An Ideal Pin Cushion: Use a bar of soap. Makes sewing easier and needle just slides through hard material
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~To Open that Stuck Zipper: Rub the teeth with a bar of soap
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~Detect gas leaks by mixing it with water and rubbing it on suspect pipe joints; if bubbles form, you have a problem.
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~Place in the rows of a corn patch to deter deer

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user jamie Beecham jamie4cakes - Apr 16, 2012
Stormy here is one you can add
place in the rows of a corn patch to deter deer
user Leila Rockwell leilaroc - Apr 16, 2012
I've used several of these on your list Stormy and they work great. Have you made a book on this kind of help? Sure comes in handy.
user georgi johnson rottenraven - Apr 16, 2012
Another 1 years ago a lil old lady told me and it works. But rub a bar of soap preferably Ivory on ring around the collar before you wash.
user Stormy Stewart karlyn255 - Apr 17, 2012
My mother would of loved that info when my day worked in white shorts

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