Are you sitting around wondering what your next DIY project will be?  Look no further!  Here's a relatively quick-n-dirty demonstration by TJPfeister on how to construct a mash rake.  

There's a link to his original article at the end of the full post and also be sure to stop by his club site Green Bay Rackers to see what else they have going on!

You will need:
  • Two 3/4" x 36" pieces of poplar square stock (retails for ~$2.50 at local hardware stores)
  • One 3/8" x 36" poplar dowel (retails for ~$1.00 at local hardware stores)
  • A drill and bits
  • Some sort of clamping device
  • A saw
  • A hammer
  • Some finishing nails
  • Diagonal cutters or something similar
  • A small punch
  • A means of measuring

Items that aren't required, but make life a little easier:
  • A drill press
  • A finishing nail gun
  • A mitre box
  • An assistant
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05/13/2013 10:27pm

Nice project, I have ben meaning to make one of these myself. Even though they are small, is there any worry about the bare metal in the nails reacting with the wort?


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