questionsdoes anyone make their own laundry soap?

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Been reading about it lately and about different recipes etc? What I would really like to know is does it make your clothes smell good? I work with the public and like to have clean fresh smelling clothes.

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Say, you know, this fella does a heap of huntin' and fishin' and chores and all. And he gets his clothes powerful dirty, but that don't fret me one bit! Cause here in my kitchen I use Granny's Homemade Lye Soap!

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Not since my team of anarchist started making it. :)

Have you ever tried?

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Nope. Doesn't sound like the cost savings is worth the headache.

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I'm curious about this as well. I'd love to know how well it works and if it is a big pain in the arse to make.

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I do - borax, washing soda, and grated fels naptha soap. When I did the calculations, it ended up being under 6 cents/load (don't need much for the front loader). I was able to find what I needed at the local Winco. I premix them by throwing it in a container, putting on the lid, and shaking it all together.

That said, many other stores/markets don't carry the washing soda, nor were the other two ingredients as low of a price, so it may be a moot point to try and make it yourself.