Homemade Butter with a Wooden Butter Churn

A homemade wooden butter churn took the place of confiscated mechanical models for a Czechoslovakian family during World War II.



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This illustration is consistent with the butter churn Paul remembers. If you would like to build this churn, keep in mind that these plans may not be completely accurate.
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The Snizek family quietly made butter in their attic during World War II with a hand-cranked churn that helped them escape S.S. attention. 
PHOTO: FOTOLIA/DUŠAN ZIDAR

















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