A Homemade Honey Extractor

With this homemade honey extractor, you beat the high cost of commercial extractors while avoiding the disadvantages of producing only cutcomb honey.



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This inexpensive homemade honey extractor may look like a prop for "Jaws III," but it does a "whale" of a job!
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To use the device, first cut the comb cappings off both sides of some honey-filled super frames.
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Load two or four "trimmed" racks in the extractor's basket.
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Turn the crank to spin the gold sweetener out of its hexagonal cells.
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Unscrew the drain cap and harvest your fresh, delicious honey.
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Diagram shows the parts and dimensions of the homemade honey extractor.
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