Butter Press

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Project by BuilderB posted 11-09-2013 01:10 PM 2455 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This butter press was a project that I made for my uncle who is an avid antiques collector and in his spare time speaks to elementary school students about how things were done in the “olden days.” He likes to provide a hands-on experience for the students, but the butter press that he was using (last photo) was starting to show its age so I made him a close replica to pass around to the students.

The interesting part of this project is that years ago he had given me an old wooden wall phone that was not in good enough condition to refinish, so I made the butter press out of its parts – just seemed to be the right thing to do.

It was a really fun project. Thanks for the inspiration Uncle Bill

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#1 posted 11-09-2013 01:15 PM

Unique and awesome job

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 11-09-2013 01:36 PM

Very well done and good use of the old phone box

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#3 posted 11-09-2013 01:46 PM

I favorited it so I can copy it to use it looks great. is it about a pound of butter to fill it?

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#4 posted 11-09-2013 03:07 PM

Great job

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#5 posted 11-09-2013 03:59 PM

Looks good ,but it seems like a torcher devise for butter LOL

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 11-10-2013 03:29 AM

cool story and great build. Gotta love using recycled materials!!

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#7 posted 11-10-2013 06:14 AM

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Sharing.


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#8 posted 11-10-2013 06:15 AM


-- Hope Everyone Is Doing Well! .... Best Regards: Rick

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