“Pressing the fresh curds to remove excess whey is important since spoilage of the cheese is hastened by retention of too much water in the finished cheese. This cheese press can be fashioned from items you may already have in your kitchen, or which should not be difficult to obtain. The pictures show the use of the press to press curds from the recipe to turn five gallons of milk into cheese.” Thanks Star! Link.
HOW TO – Make a cheese press