Monthly Archives: September 2013

Homemade 12 Frame Honey Extractor

This has been a long time coming.  I started out in a 55 gallon drum as a two frame spinner.  As you would guess, moving from a 2 frame to a 12 frame cuts down on a lot of time.  There have been a few issues along the way, but this extractor worked great. Here…
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Picking Pecks of Peppers

Well, we finally decided to put the garden to bed.  We pulled up all the plants and picked them clean. Now that is a lot of peppers!!!   Rylin holding up his prize pepper Ryan cleaning off a chile pepper plant. Rylin holding up a sweet banana pepper plant Riley cleaning off a habanero pepper…
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Pressing Cider with a Smile

We started out the night getting our apples and getting all of the cider press tuned up.  This is a press that I have been working on for a few years now.  I modify a few items each year as I turn it into a "well oiled machine."  This first press what the best first…
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