Homemade Grape Crusher. Posted on February 13, 2012 by Customer Stories. I discovered this grape crusher on line two years ago and fabricated my own version. I can crush 5 gallons of grapes in 2-3 minutes using my drill. Check out the last image which is a video of Steve’s unit.
Introduction: Grape Crusher. I own a house with a 40+ year old concord grape vine that produces more grapes than I know what to do with (they have seeds so I don't end up eating many of them). I also have a cool basement and room for projects, and this year I've decided to try to make wine. Having tried to make jam with the grapes last year, I
The homemade auger in this section pushes the stemless grape material into rollers made from two grooved 2-inch (5-cm) HDPE rod pieces. At the end of the box (having left the 15 inches/38 cm at the end open) was where the crusher rollers were going to go.
The blades are as issued and it is wired to a switch. If & when I burn it out I will probably replace it with a 1.25 hp unit, but after eight years and over a thousand gallons of juice, this one owes me nothing. BTW, yield is about 3.2 gallons of juice on average with this crusher and a homemade rack & cloth press based on a 20 ton shop press.
Muscadine Grape Crusher Hey Guys with all this fancy wood work today I thought I wound mix it up a bit. This is a grape crusher I built for a home Wine maker who dose Muscadine Wine and Jellies. For those more Northern the Muscadine is Southern Grape (Many grow in the wild) the skin is much tougher than domestic grapes thus a crusher
Jun 27, 2013· The Marchisio Crusher & Destemmer is a motorized grape stemmer that allows you to process up to 2,200 pounds of grapes per hour. Basically, there is a set of rollers that act to gently crush the grapes in order to loosen the stem from the skin of the grape.
Grape Crusher Crushing grapes or fruit prior to the primary fermentation helps to breakdown the fruit pulp and allows the juice to flow out so that it can mix with the yeast for fermentation. For small batches of grape or fruit wine (less than 5 US gallons), Grape and Granary recommends a small crusher such as the Vintage Shop Fruit Crusher .