This project was designed and built by Harry Tippets. It features wooden gears, internal and external wooden threads, dovetail joinery several other design challenges. Over the next few weeks, we will post videos demonstrating how Harry solved a variety of challenges to build a functional piece of art.
Part 1 – Milling Internal and External Threads
Part 2 – Programming and Milling the Wooden Gears
Part 3 – Milling the Dovetail Joinery and Pockets
Part 4 – Machining the joinery using the vertical vise
Part 5 – Turning and Indexing the Grinding Wheel
Part 6 – The Finished Apple Press In Action
Without Legacy’s 3 workstation CNC and CCAM software, the apple press would remain on my bucket list until the end of time…–Harry Tippetts, Wind River Mill