How to Tap a Maple Tree for Syrup:
Learn how to use a "Spile" to tap into your maple tree to harvest syrup from the tree and make your very own delicious home made syrup.
1. Get a syrup spile, drill, and the correct size of drill bit.
2. Drill at an upward angle into the tree, deep enough for the spile.
3. Hammer in the spile and attach the bucket.
4. Cover the bucket to protect from the elements.
5. It is best to do this early winter when daytimes are above freezing, and nighttime is freezing.