Making soap only requires three essential ingredients, ashes, rainwater, and fat.. To make concentrated lye water you need to pour rainwater through cold .
Soap making in the woods can be almost automatic. Hardwood ashes are some of the best producers of lye. Add a bucket of rain water and some left-over .
The problem with making lye from wood ash, although it is a simple process, the end result can be that your lye water is either too strong, or too weak. Either way .