Renovation Blog - June 2018

June 2018

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6 June - How to make a cider press

cider press basket
Take a set of oak slats and attach some steel band to them.


Form into a circle

cider press basket completed
...and add a circular base.


Make the frame

cider press frame
Cut some hardwood timbers, drill out for bolts.


Make a juice catcher

cider press juicer
...or a drawer.


Then assemble

cider press assembly
...with a vice screw to apply the pressure onto the apples.


Job done

cider press done
...and there you have it, ready to go.


Finished

cider press danish oil
Even better with a coat of danish oil.


20 June - Okay let's try and get back to the kitchen

book matched
First I need to bandsaw some oak in half to get two bookmatched panels for my wall cabinet.

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