How Do You Use A Hand Cranked Grain Mill?
Hand cranked grain mills are only a step or two above grinding grains with stone and rock, but are a handy device to have for situations such as power outages. Read the manual that came with you mill. Some mills have adjustable stones for different types of grain. Use the screw clamp holder to securely fasten the mill to a tabletop, counter top or workbench. Grinding takes a lot of pressure and it helps if the mill does not move. Pour the recommended amount of grain into the hopper. Place a large bowl beneath the spout to catch the ground grain. Turn the crank or handle of the mill with steady, even pressure. As you turn, you should begin to see the results pouring out of the spout. Adjust the stones if you have that option to regrind to a finer consistency if desired.