Coffee Bean Cooler

Update: After I moved on from my bread machine roaster I no longer had a use for this cooler and it went into the scrap pile.  It worked really well though!

My bean cooler uses a squirrel cage fan mounted to the underside of a wooden box.  After the roast I dump the beans into a wire mesh colander which is then put into the hole in the top of the box.  Fan goes on, and the cooling commences.

Cooler From The Side
Squirrel Cage Fan
Colander Hole

Here’s a video of the thing in action:

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