I. Legal notice

It is imperative that you learn and understand all local, state and federal laws (depending on your locale) pertaining to the construction, maintenance, and operation of a distillation unit BEFORE you begin planning the construction of a moonshine still or any still. You don’t want to end up with a fine or worse yet, put in jail over a hobby.

The author of this document claims no responsibility for your actions, legal or illegala.

If you are a resident of the United States, please, visit the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms’ website here:

You have been warned.

First, let’s learn to solder copper pipes. >>

*Note: Only operate any still outdoors. Obtain all required building, safety, federal and state permits and licenses before operating your still.