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The ashery is a workshop used to make lye, potash, and milk of lime. To build an ashery, you need a block, a barrel, a bucket, and someone with the potash making or lye making labor enabled.

Lye is one of the main ingredients for soap, which is used for cleaning wounds and the fortress, while milk of lime is used to make parchment sheets out of raw animal skins for the paper industry. Potash is used for fertilizing farms, allowing an increased output of plants, as well as for the creation of pearlash, necessary for clear glass and crystal glass.


  • Make lye
  • Make potash from lye
  • Make potash from ash
  • Make milk of lime

See also[edit]

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Clothing and Leather Ui b.pngbUi bo.pngoUi bol.pngl
Clothier · Dyer · Leather · Loom
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