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Offline TigerLily

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homemade smoker
« on: May 19, 2007, 03:33:27 PM »
Since I have access to clay and a kiln thru my school, I was able to make a ceramic bee smoker. I did make a bellows for it and attached it to the smoker with tape, but sadly tape doesn't last long and isn't that strong. I was able to improvise, though; I used the hole for the bellows to blow the smoke out myself. Tested it this morning, and it worked great.

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Re: homemade smoker
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2007, 08:42:25 PM »
Very interesting...... just don't drop it :shock:
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Re: homemade smoker
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2007, 11:35:51 PM »
Just thought I would share a link I found in one of robo's past posts on some homemade equipment.

http://web.utk.edu/~wu4you/My%204%20Acres/beekeeping/extraction.htm

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Re: homemade smoker
« Reply #3 on: May 20, 2007, 01:02:35 PM »
Tigerlily!!!  Great, good for you, I have always wanted to work with ceramics, just never have done that.  Now making a smoker is an interesting thing to do with clay.  Great, keep on keepin' on.

We have a ravine that borders the south of our property, through it runs a little creek.  This creek has myriads of beautiful clay that the kids bring up now and then to play with.  I really would love to have someone teach me the fine art of working with this clay.  My sister has a kiln, all I need to do is take a couple of lessons from someone up here that knows how to do this beautiful form of art.  Have a wonderful day, great life, great health.  Cindi
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