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Build a homemade maple syrup evaporator using these step-by-step instructions to harvest your maple syrup on your homestead.

Build a Homemade Maple Syrup Evaporator - Do-It-Yourself

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 -

Evaporator adjusted so that pans are completely surrounded by blocks, keeping smoke away from sap. Evaporator even doubles as a wienie roaster.

A big part of making your own maple syrup is taking the time to boil down the sap.  This Youtube video shows you how to make a homemade maple syrup evaporator - a large unit to cook the syrup.

A big part of making your own maple syrup is taking the time to boil down the sap. This Youtube video shows you how to make a homemade maple syrup evaporator - a large unit to cook the syrup.

Part 5: A {how to} make a temporary fireplace to hold your evaporator for boiling sap into maple syrup!

Part 5: A {how to} make a temporary fireplace to hold your evaporator for boiling sap into maple syrup!

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

How to Make Maple Syrup II: Boiling, filtering, canning, color, and flavor -

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

Building a cinder block maple syrup cooker/evaporator for homemade maple syrup!  From Such and Such Farm

Building a cinder block maple syrup cooker/evaporator for homemade maple syrup! From Such and Such Farm

maple-syrup-backyard-boiler, look honey almost like yours :)

maple-syrup-backyard-boiler, look honey almost like yours :)

The Sap-o-rator, DIY evaporator/boiler for quickly reducing maple sap into homemade maple syrup

The Sap-o-rator, DIY evaporator/boiler for quickly reducing maple sap into homemade maple syrup

DIY Maple Sugaring Syrup Evaporator

Back Yard Maple Sugarin’: Part 1

Make your own maple syrup! Part I explained how to identify the trees and collect the sap, and this part details how to boil off the sap, and how to filter and can the syrup. Also covers info on color and flavor.

How to Make Maple Syrup II: Boiling, filtering, canning, color, and flavor -

Make your own maple syrup! Part I explained how to identify the trees and collect the sap, and this part details how to boil off the sap, and how to filter and can the syrup. Also covers info on color and flavor.

In Part II of How to Make Maple Syrup, I cover boiling off indoors vs. outdoors, show our own evaporator, and discuss filtering, canning, color and flavor.

How to Make Maple Syrup II: Boiling, filtering, canning, color, and flavor -

In Part II of How to Make Maple Syrup, I cover boiling off indoors vs. outdoors, show our own evaporator, and discuss filtering, canning, color and flavor.

The secrets to backyard sugaring, including planning ahead, tree selection, how, when and where to tap and making an evaporator.

Making Maple Syrup in Your Own Backyard - Do It Yourself

The secrets to backyard sugaring, including planning ahead, tree selection, how, when and where to tap and making an evaporator.