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uses for bar soap

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a recipe by
Stormy Stewart
Mio, MI

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

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Ingredients For uses for bar soap

  • 1
    bar of soap

How To Make uses for bar soap

  • 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

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