Tag Archives: Cider press

Through the camera – cider pressing

About 20 minutes of cider making activity in 7 pictures…. Advertisements

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Motorizing the Apple Grinder

As described in more detail in another post, my cider press has a wonderful array of heavy cast iron gears and a flywheel to help make hand cranking the grinder portion easier. Unfortunately easier is relative to the time of … Continue reading

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First cider pressing of 2013

I like my cider press, but it only took one use before I decided I needed to come up with a better way to grind the apples. Even with the gearing and flywheel it moved quickly from fun to good … Continue reading

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Through the camera – cider press

In response to a request from my posting about the cider press at Rurikia, a gallery of images from the cleaning and painting of it is below:

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Apple storage in liquid form – the cider press

Shortly after I planted my first apple trees I started to wonder about how many apples one tree would yield and found out that mature semi-dwarf trees average 4-5 bushels per tree. For 2 trees that gave me an expectation … Continue reading

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