So how does a Clover work? Simply put it is in an inverted french press. Meaning, the grounds are pulled away (*upwards) from the coffee instead of pushed through the coffee like a conventional french press. The problem with the normal french press is that the coffee still "brews" even when the plunger is pressed and very quickly it will over extract.
Step 1: Where to start
This is how the plunger part of your french press looks like.