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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: 35
Latest Activity: Mar 17

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.

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20kg DIY Chocolate Melter for about $200?

Started by Clay Gordon. Last reply by Lee Mar 10. 20 Replies

Melting chocolate is a challenge that many chocolate makers face and having a supply of melted chocolate on hand - at a known and precise temperature - is very handy.The fastest way to do this is to…Continue

make chocolate with 100% chocolate liquor disks?

Started by Kaydee Kreitlow. Last reply by Kaydee Kreitlow Jan 27. 2 Replies

I have 100% chocolate liquor disks and cocoa butter disks... could I combine them in my tempering machine to make a lower percentage chocolate?Continue

DIY Caramel Cutter and Guitar - Links to Forum Discussion

Started by Clay Gordon Jan 19. 0 Replies

Here is a link to instructions (and a parts list) for DIYing a disc/roller cutter for caramels,…Continue

Fermentation boxe

Started by Delcour Thomas Jan 16. 0 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

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