The newest version of my turbo oven-powered drum roaster has had a few batches under its shiny aluminum belt and has been working pretty great! My goal with this version was to make inserting/removing the drum as easy as possible. The previous one had me skewering the roaster and drum with the 1/4″ rod which… Continue reading Turbo Oven Drum Roaster.. Quick Release Edition
This roaster has been superseded by my latest drum roaster! Inspired by my friend Dominick’s attempt at a Turbo Oven-powered Drum Roaster I thought I’d build my own. While I appreciate the simplicity of my Stir Crazy base I’ve never been happy with the consistency of roasts; by its very nature it just can’t stir the… Continue reading Prototype Turbo Oven Coffee Drum Roaster
Update: I no longer use this roaster, I’ve moved onto a drum roaster. This page is about my old Stir Crazy Turbo Oven Roaster. There’s nothing unique about it, I copied Peter’s design. I appreciate how well this configuration works and how little tweaking it really needs. I’ll talk about the process I used to… Continue reading Stir Crazy Turbo Oven Coffee Roaster
Confession: I’ve been using a Behmor 1600 for the past year in favor of my bread machine roaster. The primary reason was that my heat gun caught on fire, but I also wanted a drum roaster that was quiet and would let me see the beans. So I’ve been using it for a year and… Continue reading Clean Your Behmor!