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Title: mash paddle/stir paddle
Post by: slimsparty on November 30, 2009, 03:54:25 PM
I need to buy/make a mash paddle that i also could stir my bk with.

The $3 spoon isn't getting it done. 

I don't want a 6' one, more like 3'

Anyone make these?  What type of wood?
Title: Re: mash paddle/stir paddle
Post by: Thirsty_Monk on November 30, 2009, 06:10:25 PM
Check northern Brewer:
Mash Paddle - Doweled:
(http://www.northernbrewer.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/265x/5e06319eda06f020e43594a9c230972d/i/m/image_727.jpg)
http://www.northernbrewer.com/brewing/mash-paddle-doweled.html

or Stainless Steel Mash Paddle
(http://www.northernbrewer.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/265x/5e06319eda06f020e43594a9c230972d/4/0/40565.jpg)
http://www.northernbrewer.com/brewing/stainless-steel-mash-paddle.html

Both are 30" long or so they say.
Title: Re: mash paddle/stir paddle
Post by: slimsparty on November 30, 2009, 08:36:13 PM
a little web searching turned up enough picutes of what I'll probably make.  Then I'll post it.
Title: Re: mash paddle/stir paddle
Post by: tubercle on November 30, 2009, 08:57:09 PM
Ingredients:
 Non treated 1 x 4 x 36 - preferably oak

Adjuncts:
 Pencil
 Saber saw
 Barlow sharpened to a fine edge
 1/2" drill bit
 Drill
 120 grit sandpaper

 Method:
 Go at it

 Cost:
 Les that $5

 Total time:
 15 minutes

(http://i720.photobucket.com/albums/ww207/tubercle_photo/DSCN1365.jpg)

 
Title: Re: mash paddle/stir paddle
Post by: bluesman on November 30, 2009, 09:38:40 PM
I have the doweled mash paddle that works great. Just be careful with it if your using a braid. I got the braid caught in it once and had to replace it.
Title: Re: mash paddle/stir paddle
Post by: mtbrewer on November 30, 2009, 11:06:10 PM
I made one like Tubercle's and love it!  The nice thing about a solid oak paddle is, you don't have to worry about someone sneaking up and trying to steal your brew!   ;D
Title: Re: mash paddle/stir paddle
Post by: barliman on December 04, 2009, 03:45:30 PM
I made mine out of maple.