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How to build a soil sifter to make potting soil.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1996 (v.80#4) pg. 64

Tip on using a large, plastic, milkcrate-style storage container to sift soil.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #353 Nov-Dec 1994 (v.44#10) pg. 82

Wordless Workshop suggests how to make a screen for sifting soil. The non-soil material automatically falls into a wheelbarrow for removal.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #379 Jun 1997 (v.47#6) pg. 120

How to make sifter boxes to screen compost.
FINE GARDENING #23 Jan-Feb 1992 pg. 10

Two-piece screener for sifting soil or compost fits over the tub of a wheelbarrow.
FLOWER & GARDEN Apr-May 1994 (v.38#2) pg. 70

How to make a compost sifter that sits over a wheelbarrow.
GARDEN GATE #26 Apr 1999 pg. 6

A traditional garden riddle (soil sifter) and how to use it.
KITCHEN GARDEN #1 Feb-Mar 1996 pg. 18

How to construct a soil sifter. A Shaker design.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1978 (v.25#7) pg. 98

Tip: Make a soil sifter from a bleach bottle equipped with a hardware cloth screen.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1982 (v.29#3) pg. 18

Build a compost sifter to fit your garden cart, wheelbarrow or pickup.
ORGANIC GARDENING Aug 1983 (v.30#8) pg. 69

Soil advice. An analysis of the contents of bagged soils. Includes instructions for mixing your own organic potting mix and for making a compost sifter.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1989 (v.36#2) pg. 47
Added Info ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1989 (v.36#6) pg. 7

Super soil sifter is designed to fit on top of a wheelbarrow or garden cart.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1996 (v.43#3) pg. 102

Make a compost sifter from hardware cloth (wire mesh) and a wooden frame.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1981 (v.155#3) pg. 154

A rocking screen-box used to sift out rocks from dirt and gravel. Box is suspended between two sawhorses.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1971 (v.198#5) pg. 128

How to make a sifter for separating usable compost from trash.
SUNSET Mar 1977 (v.158#3) pg. 232

Sluice-box sifter built from scrap lumber, wire mesh, and old bed springs. Use it to sift rocks and roots out of garden soil.
SUNSET May 1980 (v.164#5) pg. 248

Compost sifter on wheels (27"x36"). Two-part sifter has tray with screening and a wooden frame that fits over a wheelbarrow. Tray slides back and forth to sift compost into the wheelbarrow.
SUNSET Aug 1994 (v.193#2) pg. 96