Build Your Own Cider Mill

Do you have access to a lot of apples? Build this cider mill and you can turn them into a lot of apple cider!



071 cider mill 4 main view
Whether you produce your own crop, have access to orchard windfalls, or buy apples by the pound, this cider mill can make just about the best beverage you've ever tasted.
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071 cider mill 1 grinder
The apple grinder can handle whole apples, but to speed the grinding process you should halve or quarter them.
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071 cider mill - diagram - main unit
Diagram shows parts and assembly method for the cider mill.
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071 cider mill 2 press
The cider press at work.
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071 cider mill 3 drinking from bucket
Some folks simply can't wait for the cider to be bottled.
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071 cider mill - diagram - barrel
Diagram shows assembly method for the oak barrels.
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071 cider mill - diagram - trough
Diagram shows assembly method for the cider mill's trough.
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