Apr
09
2012
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Pressing Apples

Well, it’s been a while since I last added something to my website, but I’ve got excuses – I spent three weeks in February and March in the UK.

Our two apple trees have grown bumper crops this year – maybe it’s the Bees!

We decided that it was time to build a cider press and press the juicy goodness out of the apples.

Making use of some spare 12mm threaded Rod, Nuts and 100x50mm timber, I constructed a cider press. I picked up a hydraulic bottle jack from an Automotive store and we now have all the required items to apply about three tonnes of force to Apples.

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Written by John in: Cider,Projects |