David Fisher

David Fisher

David Fisher has specialized in making soap for over a decade. His mastery of the subject has allowed him to write articles on creating specific types of soap, explainers on the components of soap, and understanding the science and chemistry of saponification.


  • Owner of Bath Rabbit Soap Company who's been making soaps for over 15 years
  • Member of the Handcrafted Soapmakers Guild


David Fisher is a former writer for The Spruce who specialized in soapmaking for over 10 years. Fisher has always loved working with his hands and creating things from scratch. Soap and candle-making fulfill a combined interest in arts and crafts, chemistry, cooking, aromatherapy, and frugal living.

Fisher has been making soap for nearly 15 years and making candles since he was a child. He is the owner of Bath Rabbit Soap Company and a member of the Handcrafted Soapmakers Guild. Fisher also teaches students of all ages how to make candles, soap, and bath and body products. He attends numerous local and regional soap and candle making conferences and classes and has logged countless hours of "in the kitchen" training in soap and candle making.


David studied theater at California State University in Sacramento, nonprofit management at the University of Dallas, and spent three years at Tulane University.


David published "​The Complete Photo Guide to Soap Making," a book that helps readers learn and master the art of making soap.

Expertise: Soap making
Education: California State University in Sacramento
Location: Cocoa Beach, FL

About The Spruce

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