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The several types of tools and raw materials required for the soap carving are as follows.
Soaps are used as the basic material for the craft.
It is used to draw the outlines of the figures to be carved.
Sharp (pointed) Tool:
It is generally used to draw the outlines of the motifs.
It is used for cutting channels of different sizes for removing the soap surfaces.
It is used for more intricate points.
It is used to carve out the materials with circular, semicircular shapes.
Thai shaped knifes used for major carvings.
It is used in some cases for very fine line work carving.
To keep the soap surface dry and easier for carving by keeping it away from air and water molecules.
It is used to give more detailed carving on the soap surfaces.
It is used to remove out the small intricate materials from soap surface.