[Noisebridge-discuss] Ideas...Hacking the coffee peculators to work with our induction stove?
jim at well.com
Sun Jul 24 15:59:30 PDT 2011
I think "cowboy coffee" is really good: make it
like tea: put in grounds, pour in hot water, let it
steep, pour out tasty coffee (works with or without
a strainer). I like Pyrex measuring cups--they're
really easy to clean.
On Sun, 2011-07-24 at 14:47 -0700, Jonathan Foote wrote:
> Before you hack the percolator, try brewing a pot first. Coffee snobs
> don't agree on much, but they pretty universally say that percolators
> make terrible coffee: by recycling the water repeatedly through the
> grounds, percolators overextract the bitter components -- especially
> with the dark roasts a lot of us favor.
> Coffeemakers are cheap and available. To avoid percolator
> coffeegemmon, I have purchased a coffeemaker for NB with my membership
> dues this month. If you want to hack something, put it on the
> I leave the inevitable squabbles about cleaning, refilling, and
> obtaining supplies to the community.
> P.S. The coffeemaker (Cuisinart CHW-12 12 Cup Programmable) has a hot
> water system so tea snobs are also in business.
> On Sat, Jul 23, 2011 at 2:36 PM, Robert Chu <robertayoungchu at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello Noisebridge,
> > we have two coffee peculators (device that has a bottom chamber to fill with
> > water, a filter in the middle, and a top chamber that coffee pours into),
> > they are Noisebridge's most used coffee apparatuses. Before they were used
> > with a burner that is being removed due to potential safety risks
> > (completely understandable).
> > Does anybody have an idea in which we can make them work with our stove?
> > They do not work because they are a different type of metal that is not
> > compatible.
> > My thoughts on this would be to weld a piece of metal that is the same to
> > the bottom of them that is compatible. Unfortunately, I know next to nothing
> > about welding, nor do not posses the equipment to do so.
> > Feel free to join in and help brainstorm.
> > - NOISEBRIDGE NEEDS COFFEE PECULATION (they only recieved more usage then
> > that dang most awesome espresso machine).
> > Thanks
> > RAYC
> > P.S....... Another reason why it would be cool to get these working working
> > with our stove, is to have the ability to teach coffee making work shops...
> > And I once again can not under-emphasis the fact that NOISEBRIDGE NEEDS
> > COFFEEE. :-D
> > Cheers Rayc
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