Grain mills – manual, hand & pedal powered
We made a pedal-powered grain mill using a used exercycle. We found that the 1:1 ratio made it difficult for some people to mill grain. This is how we geared it down to a 2:1 ratio.
Colin Stutt and I made a pedal-powered grain mill so it would be much easier to mill fresh flour. (more…)
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I have several different hand operated and electric models available. They are selected for milling flour for home baking and bread making purposes.
The $20 profit from sales goes to the Humanitarian Relief Fund of LDS Charities.
Delivery is within 2 – 3 days (usually), anywhere in New Zealand.
Sister Hinerei Edwards compares two really good hand-mills.
They are the Heshlon and the Helam hand mills.
Here we describe the full specifications and compare the two mills. (more…)
The SAMAP hand mill is worth considering as your flour mill for times when there’s no electricity.
In such times it would be great to have the choice to pedal-power your mill.
The limitation of this grain mill is that I have not seen a way to operate it by pedal-power. (more…)
This Heshlon hand-mill is an attractively crafted grain mill used for milling all sorts of grains.
The milling motion is comfortable. The stones are quieter than an electric mill and this is much more pleasant.
Wharehuia demonstrates the mill here. The only disadvantage in this type of grain mill is that I cannot see an easy way to convert it to being pedal-powered or motorized. (more…)
Grain mill ideas from around the world where alternative power mechanisms are used to mill the flour.
Motorized mills which have exposed belt drives as these are unsafe, especially for our children.
Here are some mill ideas to consider. (more…)