Lye is sodium hydroxide. Easiest way to produce your own is to trickle water through wood ash, which gives a dilute form. Then boil it to concentrate it. Lye plus fat equals soap. The term is saponification. That is your $10 word for the week. Try to work THAT into a conversation!
What we have here is... failure- to communicate.
Last edited by c3shooter; 08-10-2012 at 02:30 AM.