Sunday, June 30, 2019

YouTube Recap | Videos from June 2019

In case you are not subscribed to our YouTube Channel or you missed one, here are the videos we released in the month of June! In total, a total of 7 vids were released. This month having some excellent machining videos! More videos are coming, so don't forget to subscribe!

Making Wine from Golden Beets
"I wanted to see how wine from beets would taste so I decided to make some." -- Vinny

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

June 2019 Vineyard Progress Year 5

See how far along the container vineyard has come from the previous month and sees how many grapevines are actually flowering.

Monday, June 17, 2019

Which Grape Varietals grow best in your Location | Learning the AVA system

If you are starting your own vineyard in your backyard or in containers, and you want to make wine using your homegrown grapes, the quick and dirty method to knowing what varietals will grow best in your area is to see if there are any vineyards in your area and to plant the same grapes they are growing.

Friday, June 14, 2019

The Foundry - Building a Permanent Molding Press (Video)

The long awaited upgrade to the soap dish mold is complete!  When I last (and first) casted the soap dish, we had incredible difficulty getting the casting out of the mold.  I decided to build this molding press to make the process easier, and it worked!  This was also my entry to the 2019 toolmaking competition hosted by Emma's Spareroom on Youtube, which was a great incentive to get this project done at last.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Monday, June 3, 2019

Golden Beet Wine the Amish Way

Back when I hypothesized making mead and after making wine from grape juice concentrate, I wanted to try making wine from beets for some reason. Seemed like an obvious choice for how filled with sugar beets are. Some discussion with coworkers regarding beets made me remember this idea, so at the farmer's market last weekend, I bought some Golden Beets.