Uses for Bar Soap

Stormy Stewart


included are uses for the garden, home and work shop.

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1~Drive nails easier with less risk of splitting the wood, by first rubbing it on the nail shank.

2~Keep garden bugs off plant leaves by mixing it with water and spraying the solution on the leaves' undersides.

3~Lubricate the metal rails of sticking desk drawers

4~Throw small slivers of soap into liquid soap dispensers to `disintegrate' and provide more liquid soap.

5~Handy Substitute for Hemline Chalk: A bar of soap works fine.

6~Keep Needles Rust Free: Stick them straight into a bar of soap.

7~Remove wallpaper glue by mixing with warm water and sponging it on the walls.

8~Turn screws more easily by dabbing it onto the threads.

9~Cut a straighter line with a handsaw by coating the blade with soap.

10~An Ideal Pin Cushion: Use a bar of soap. Makes sewing easier and needle just slides through hard material

11~To Open that Stuck Zipper: Rub the teeth with a bar of soap

12~Detect gas leaks by mixing it with water and rubbing it on suspect pipe joints; if bubbles form, you have a problem.

13~Place in the rows of a corn patch to deter deer

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Soaps
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
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