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Project by BrokenArrow posted 08-02-2016 01:18 AM 756 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wife wanted to make black raspberry jelly from our over abundance of berries this year and we needed a press to make life easier. To the Internet for some pics and this is what I came up with. No real plans just went for it. Made of ash with a walnut turning wheel. Made on batch so far and everything seems to work real well.

-- To each his own.......





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ralbuck

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#1 posted 08-02-2016 01:56 AM

Looks good and WORKS well!

What more does anyone expect!

Make some syrup for pancakes/crepes too. Even good on toast.
Or as an ice-cream topping.

-- just rjR

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ChrisK

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#2 posted 08-02-2016 11:17 AM

Nice.

-- Chris K

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 08-02-2016 03:25 PM

You did a great job on this press. It’s nicely done and looks like it should work very well.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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jimmyhopps

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#4 posted 08-02-2016 04:51 PM

Nice job. What does the ash look like after being stained w/ raspberry?

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BrokenArrow

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#5 posted 08-02-2016 08:22 PM

Thanks for all the great comments…and jimmyhopps it kinda has I pinkish tint to it now….would make a nice woos stain for a girls project…lol

-- To each his own.......

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leafherder

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#6 posted 08-02-2016 08:30 PM

Looks good, but looks can be deceiving – I think I need to taste that jam. :)

Great job, I hope it gets lots of use this year and for years to come.

Thanks for posting.

-- Leafherder

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Ken90712

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#7 posted 08-03-2016 08:25 AM

That should work.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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falatocpa

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#8 posted 08-06-2016 11:21 PM

Looks good!

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