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Disassembling & Moving an Ancient Oil Press in Taiwan (Part I)

This film was recorded when our ancient oil press was disassembled and returned to the owner’s family from a local folk village in December of 2002. This oil press belonged to my grandparents. It was made for pressing peanuts to make cooking oil since probably 1890. The length of the wooden oil press is 3.8 […]