The Chocolate Life

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The purpose of this group is to provide a place for ChocolateLife members to share their efforts in creating machines and gadgets - from winnowers to melters and more.

Location: Worldwide, virtually
Members: 53
Latest Activity: 4 hours ago

About This Group

One of the things that I have learned about ChocolateLife members over the past five years is that they are very resourceful. There's a lot of DIY knowledge out there, and this group has been created as a place to share it.

The idea is to share work you have already done OR to start a discussion about how to approach a DIY project. Rather than have one long discussion on DIY winnowers, for example, the approach would be to create a different discussion for each new/different DIY winnower project.

Rather than uploading complete sets of step-by-step photos here, the best thing is to upload photos in the photo section, create an album, and then link to the album from here. You can order the photos to create step-by-step instructions, putting the text for each step into the description and comments.

You can embed videos in the discussion or post them in the videos section, whichever seems to make the most sense.

Click here to start a new discussion about a DIY project.

Discussion Forum

Chocolate hollow mold spinners

Started by Marc Forrat. Last reply by Marc Forrat 4 hours ago. 1 Reply

Hi everyone, marc forrat here. I'm a new member of TCL.I've been tired of paying crazy prices for equipment and have decided that since I have been a chocolatier for years. I also deserve help from…Continue

Fermentation boxe

Started by Delcour Thomas. Last reply by Valadi Krishnan Jaganathan on Friday. 5 Replies

Hi everyone,This summer I will have the opportunity to experiment fermentation. And I was wondering if someone know if it is a minimal size for the boxe. I will be looking at fermenting around 10 kg…Continue

Adjustable bean cracker from a grape crusher

Started by Clay Gordon. Last reply by Clay Gordon Sep 10. 9 Replies

When I was in Italy, I saw the following in a chocolate-maker's workshop:…Continue

cocoa butter press

Started by Fargo Della Harding Jul 21. 0 Replies

América Central),We saw on line the "Grenada Chocolate  butter press:…Continue

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