Use an old Kirby vacuum motor for the air flow and two Master Appliance 14.5A heatgun elements. The structure is cement board. Control is a Fuji PXV3, but I’m only using that for a set temperature. More info on the build here: www.homeroasters.org -CHAD
This shows our Diedrich IR-12 roaster arriving (at last) at our roastery in Launceston, Tasmania.
A video of a recent origin trip to visit coffee producers in Guatemala
Dave roastes coffee through a solar day with the Helios 3 solar coffee roaster! [It is very exciting.]
For the discerning Coffee Roaster who roasts coffee in a BBQ, this HIGH-SPEED 60 RPM Motor and Rod Kit is designed to produce a superior mixing ability in your Coffee Roaster Drum for optimum roasting. Consumer Version & Heavy-Duty Commercial Versions available.
Buy green coffee beans, then roast them at home with the Nesco coffee roaster. Demonstration from the 2008 Home & Housewares Show in Chicago. Interview by Ann Volkwein for Cooking.com.
Roast your own coffee at home on the cheap. This short 6 minute video will take you through the entire process from start to finish. Using a roaster and a per lb bag of green coffee beans. Creating the best tasting cup of coffee you have ever enjoyed.
Sorry about the low light, the iphone really doesn’t do well indoors. West Bend The Poppery 1500w, unmodified. 50 degrees. First crack at around 3:30, second crack at about 6:30. Awesome! This salad spinner was a gift that was just going to get donated, but now I’m glad I got it. I realized after I was done that drilling some vent holes in the top will speed up the cooling even more. I’ll post a comment about how that works out.
Do it yourself, high speed sample coffee roaster
Coffee Randy talks about the roasting process and equipment used at Kona King Coffee Farms to make their amazing estate grown coffees.