To add peppercorns: Slide open the door (as shown in picture above), pour in your whole peppercorns. Slice close door
To change how course or fine you want to peppercorns to grind: Turn the screw at the top slightly for a finer grind. Reverse turn for a course grind. It takes a very slight turn to change the coarseness.
To grind pepper: Turn crank in circle clockwise to grind pepper.
To clean: Wipe with damp cloth. Do not submerge. To revitalize shine after extended use, rub with butcher block oil.