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Harvesting apron for small fruits

 
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I stumbled upon this, while seeking information on Autumn olive. I could see using it with a little rake, like those used for blueberry harvest.
Or you could use my branch shaker, which is based on a cordless drill.

http://www.waldeneffect.org/blog/How_to_make_a_Berry_Apron/
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Great find, Dale!

I've picked olives, and that looks like it would be a lot more comfortable and productive than the curved bucket on harness arragnement.
 
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I've often wasted one arm to hold a container. The design calls for a piece of PVC pipe, but I'm sure we could insert a bendy stick instead.
 
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that is pretty neat design.

i sometimes use a plastic shopping bag(or cloth bag) held on to my pants or shirt with carabiners to clip it on. it works very well.
 
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