Homemade Potato Washer Peeler

Introduction: Homemade Potato Washer Peeler

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This is what I came up with to wash my new potatoes. You will need a 12 inch eye bolt and a scouring pad along with a cordless drill to provide power. At first I secured the pad to the eye bolt with an elastic band but later I found that the pad stays in place without any extra support. Deep pots and buckets work best.

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    Question 3 years ago on Introduction

    Hello .
    I want to know advantagea and disadvantages of home made potato washer


    Answer 3 years ago

    Advantages include: readily available parts/materials used, the abrasive pad lasts a long time (maybe whole season for typical home use), the method not only cleans the dirt from the potatoes it also will peel the potatoes simply by running the drill for a longer time, saves getting dirt in to the house area, uses a minimum amount of water, the pad stays in the eye bolt without without additional fastening needed, reversing the drill reshapes the pad.
    I'll have to get back to you re disadvantages...


    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    Yup it's quite practical and convenient enough to actually use. Thanks!