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  • Posted in thread: Another fermentation chamber on 06-22-2014 at 03:39 AM
    Are you talking about the crossboards on the bottom? There's no brackets anywhere, the whole
    thing is held together with 2 1/2" deck screws. For the flat boards on the floor they're just
    angled in. It...

  • Posted in thread: Are you the Black Sheep of your neighborhood? on 01-21-2013 at 03:16 PM
    My neighbors just get excited when I start pulling the equipment out in the driveway. They all
    want to know when it'll be ready to drink. We'll generally have a neighborhood cookout a couple
    of times ...

  • Posted in thread: Who else is brewing right now... on 01-20-2013 at 02:56 AM
    I just finished a 5 gallon batch of BVIP and a 5 gallon batch of brown from the second
    runnings. Efficiency sucked, so I ended up making up the diff with some DME. Took two pounds to
    get where it was ...

  • Posted in thread: Raise your hand if you're in the melted mashtun club on 01-19-2013 at 07:41 PM
    Only the second time I used it, too. I really do need to get around to putting on that heat

  • Posted in thread: Homemade Mash Paddle Pics on 01-09-2013 at 04:23 PM
    Thanks! It's amazing what you can accomplish with a jig-saw, a couple of hole saws and a
    router. :mug:

  • Posted in thread: Homemade Mash Paddle Pics on 01-07-2013 at 12:08 AM
    It's not the fanciest, but I put this together in a few hours this afternoon. Lowe's didn't
    have maple so it's 4x red oak sealed with mineral oil.

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation Chamber Build on 02-17-2011 at 09:09 PM
    Nice work.Is your fridge contained within the chamber or do you have the compressor open to
    allow airflow?It's inside the box. The fridge is an old style with the cooling coils on the
    back, so I didn'...

  • Posted in thread: DIY Tap Handle? on 02-14-2011 at 03:54 AM
    These are nice, how tall is the short one and how big is the chalkboard area?I don't know why
    one looks longer than the other. Must be something funky with my cellphone camera. They're both
    12" inches...

  • Posted in thread: DIY Tap Handle? on 02-11-2011 at 11:41 PM
    no, my method is- measure once, cut once...measure again, cut again...take a hammer to the
    first one, throw the second one as far as possible, cuss a lot...then measure twice, cut once.
    :DOh good. It'...

  • Posted in thread: DIY Tap Handle? on 02-11-2011 at 04:33 PM
    It's not the greatest picture in the world, but here are the chalkboard handles I just
    finished. They're a little long for my tower, so I've got to do a little adjusting to make them
    fit right. Measur...