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« on: March 07, 2011 03:11:48 PM »

Does anyone have an ideas of some typical household items that can be used for soap molds?


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« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2011 03:19:39 PM »

Most rubbermaid/tupperware/gladware type containers, pringles cans, any kind of cup or container that isn't aluminum really! Milk cartons (the paper kind) are really good.

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« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2011 05:25:11 PM »

You have to have what type of soap in mind. I found a rectangular muffin pan (I guess) at a place. Would have been perfect for M&P and maybe HP. Would not touch it with CP because it was aluminum. Same thing for Loaf Pans and Regular Muffin Pans.

I have heard of using Pringles Cans.  PVC Pipe. Cookie Cutters. Thats all for now. Not going to rack my brain. Its already being racked by learning cross stitching until I start photographing items tomorrow.

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« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2011 04:45:20 PM »

I use pringles cans as really my only mold, they work really well.. you just peel them away when you're done, no mess!

I have a box full of mouse boxes right now that I'm thinking of using to make square bars..  I think I'll just tape the seams on the box and fill them..  I'll let you know if it works!  I've seen people use silicone molds before too, but I don't feel like buying a bunch of molds just for soap..  you can find all kinds of recycled goodies to use Smiley
« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2011 09:56:20 AM »

I have used plastic drawer dividers.  I also have some plastic eggs (the Easter Egg kind) that I thought would be fun for a change.

« Reply #5 on: April 19, 2011 01:27:29 PM »

I like finding silicone molds at good will and using them

« Reply #6 on: April 19, 2011 04:30:37 PM »

i use the rubber ice cube trays from ikea for melt+pour soap.

packaging might work. i had a ps2 that had packaging shaped like a controller that i wanted to make soap with for a long time.
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