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Apple grinder and press

After looking for apple grinder plans, I found the one from Woodgears to be the best design for me.  The first year, 2015, I ground some crabapples using the hand-crank method of grinding, and it worked pretty well, and I used my bench vice with some cutting boards and plastic …

Normandy Cider

Shannon and I visited Normandy, France last week, and traveled through Paris on the way.  Even though Caen was a nice town to stay in, and Mont Saint-Michel was beautiful, the highlight of our trip was our visit to Luc and Nicole’s beautiful organic cider apple farm.  We were so …