You can assemble a still from common components found in most hardware stores.
Step 1: Set pressure cooker on stove Set the 5-gallon steel pressure cooker on your stove.
Step 2: Cut copper pipe Cut a 3 to 5 foot length of 2-inch diameter copper tubing.
Step 3: Drill a hole in the pressure cooker lid Drill a hole in the pressure cooker lid large enough to insert the pipe, insert one end of the copper pipe, and seal it in the hole with epoxy.
TIP: You can weld the components together instead of using epoxy.
Step 4: Cap the top of the tube Cap the top of the pipe with a tin can, using epoxy to seal the can.
Step 5: Insert condenser coil Drill a hole in the side of the pipe and insert one end of a convenient length of coiled, ¼-inch copper tubing. This is your condenser coil. Seal the condenser in the pipe with epoxy.
TIP: The condenser should be long enough to reach from the stove to your kitchen sink, and extend beyond the sink to the floor.
Step 6: Position the tubing for condensation purposes Stretch the condenser to the sink and bend a length of it into the sink. Then fill the sink with cold water. Extend the end of the coil to a pot on your floor to catch the condensation.
Step 7: Distill your wash Add your wash to the cooker and heat it to 78 degrees Celsius. The condensation that flows through the condenser coil is distilled.
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