This manual describes how to make the hand press for briquette making
This manual describes how to make the hand press for briquette making. It is a how-to manual for the beginning rural or urban individual or group with access to basic carpentry facilities.
This press originated with Dr. Ben Bryant of the Forest Products Institute of the University of Washington, Seattle. It has been modified to be more compact and lighter in weight than the original design and it provides an easy method of ejecting the briquette.
Everything you need to make this press is included in the manual, including full drawings, measurements, photos from the field showing its construction, etc.