Little Creek Maple Farm

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Sugaring 2014 – Maple Sap Filtering Set-up

Our latest sugaring device.  This little set-up has made filtering large quantities of maple sap a breeze.  I cut the bottom off of a 5 gallon bucket.  I took 4 small spring clamps that I had laying around from last year and used them to clamp filter material on the top of the bucket.

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Use then set the cut bucket inside the regular bucket and pour your sap through the filter into the clean sap bucket below.  This worked awesome!

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Our end result was clean clear sap from with no debris from the woods.  Cheap and effective.

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March 15, 2014 - Posted by | Sugaring | , , ,


  1. That was a GREAT idea. I think it would definitely fall into the Yankee Ingenuity column. 🙂

    Comment by Judy @ GrandparentsPlus2 | March 15, 2014 | Reply

  2. Insulated and bricked my 2X3 Mason like you did, only difference made a wall after grate. Works great. Realy like your blog
    I see you have a piece of wood to tighten door. The handle is on a threaded rod, just loosen the screw in the middle of the door and the handle will rotate out a couple of turns, and you should be good to go.

    Comment by HOHO's Sugar Shack | March 18, 2014 | Reply

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