How to Make a Homemade Hay Baler

How to construct and use a twine-rigged barrel homemade hay baler to save money and make hay on a home farm.

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Amateur haying can be quite effective. One of us, in fact, made a ton of hay in a single long working day just by hand raking cured grass and packing it in a homemade gadget that cost practically nothing and operated very well
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