Build a homemade maple syrup evaporator using these step-by-step instructions to harvest your maple syrup on your homestead.
Evaporator adjusted so that pans are completely surrounded by blocks, keeping smoke away from sap. Evaporator even doubles as a wienie roaster.
How to Make Maple Syrup II: Boiling, filtering, canning, color, and flavor - One Acre Farm Maple sap evaporator made of concrete blocks, buffet pans, and HVAC duct pipe
The secrets to backyard sugaring, including planning ahead, tree selection, how, when and where to tap and making an evaporator.