tapping maple trees

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The Hipsters Guide To Tapping Maple Trees

Enchanted Forest lined with results of tapping maple trees

The Art and Science Behind

Tapping Maple Trees

Toronto life didn’t prepare me for tapping maple trees, I didn’t even own a good drill capable of driving the bit into a tree. When tapping maple trees for sap, a drill more powerful than one for used hanging picture frames is required. After all, the tree is solid maple and not thin Toronto apartment drywall.

Maple is adamantium compared to a Toronto apartment wall. You know the stuff used to craft Captain America’s shield and Wolverine’s claws. Every Marvel fan knows adamantium is unbreakable, and with the wrong drill, maple trees are pretty darn unbreakable too.

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