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Olive and Fruit Press

Near where I live, there are a lot of wild olive trees.  With oil being a problem to store for long periods, I decided to build an olive press.  It should also work for apples, grapes and other fruit.  It was simple to make, I started with a hydraulic jack I found in a garage sale.  The press is now finished and ready to use.  As soon as I finish testing it, I plan to have it powder coated to keep it from rusting.

My son and I put it together out of scrap materials in his shop.  We made a simple metal framework and a removable bucket with a perforated liner. …

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