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How To Make Mechanic's Soap/Gardener's Soap


Tough grime deserves tough soap. Here's a cheap and easy recipe for mechanic's/gardener's soap:

Difficulty: Easy

Time Required: 5 minutes or less

Here's How:

  1. Fill an empty container with dish soap – enough for one hand washing or enough to wash your hands a bunch of times. The choice is yours.


  2. Then, add corn meal to the soap – just a sprinkle for a small batch and as much as a tablespoon for a big batch.


  3. Stir the mixture up, and rub a bit between your fingers to test the grittiness.


  4. Add corn meal (if needed) until you reach the right consistency.


  5. Use immediately, or store in an air-tight container for future use.


What You Need:

  • Dish soap
  • Corn meal
  • An empty container
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