I will try all of this. My wife already has plans to get into soap making and more. These are fantastic recipes!
Another way to go about this is to make you own Calcium acetate gell (which is what a lot of the commercial sanitizers [and some gell fuels] are).
Many commercial products can be replaced by homemade products. Where did you learn that from?
Alea iacta est ("The die has been cast")