Converting a Washing Machine Into a Homemade Cider Press

Here's how to convert a washing machine into a homemade cider press. The article includes step-by-step building instructions, photographs and a cutaway diagram of the converted Maytag washing machine.

Washing Machine Cutaway
To make juice, line the washing machine tub with netting to contain the pulp, install the shredder and bridge assembly, and set the machine to spin. Apples dropped down the feed tube will be minced by the shredder's nails, and juice will pour out of the washer's drain hose.
Illustration by Nate Skow