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washed/ unwashed wood ash

updated fri 30 sep 05


David Woof on thu 29 sep 05

Thanks to all for the responses, sharing of techniques and chemistry,
information and reference. I had noticed folks asking questions about wood
ash recipies, but often the "which ash is best" type questions, and thought
it would be good to seek shareing knowledge about wood ash as a reactive
ingrediant. As a long time, but in late years, not so an in-depth
formulator and experimental user of ash I was sure that I could learn
something new as well. I did. I believe one appreciates effect in
proportion to knowledge of the cause. Or at least it is another important
facet, another layer of satisfaction in the process of producing our very

peering over the edge, reverently taking an irreverent look at everything.