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This berry picker is made out of PVC pipe. Heat is used to shape the plastic. Two "fingers" at the working end do the picking. The berry then falls th...
We love plastics for what they do for us, but plastic manufacture and decay tend to pollute the environment and negatively affect our health. Vinyl C...
I used 1 1/4 inch PVC for this berry picker. A smaller version, using 1 inch pipe turned out to be too small for the berries I was after, but might be...
This pipe was thin-walled and easy to cut with snips. I cut a center line with the saw, and did the rest with snips.
Sometimes a file does the job, but one of my favorite tools for smoothing edges is this scraper made from a broken knife blade. Notice the PVC handle...
Heat the end carefully over the stove to soften it. Keep it moving and at an adequate distance from the flame to keep the plastic from burning. Bend ...
The bottom end of the berry picker is flared out so that a bag tied to the end will not slip off. The berries travel down through the pipe and collect...
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