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Barbecue/Grill convert to Roaster

Hello all! I am currently in the process of figuring out how to convert a barbecue into a cacao roaster; I recently decided to go for this…

Started by Eric Conceicao

2 10 hours ago
Reply by Eric Conceicao

Home Made Roaster

Hi, I am now planing to build a home roaster. I will probably make something that looks like one of those miniature home coffee roasters.…

Started by Ilya Snowdon

0 Oct 1

Chocolate hollow mold spinners

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…

Started by Marc Forrat

1 Sep 30
Reply by Marc Forrat

Fermentation boxe

Hi everyone, This summer I will have the opportunity to experiment fermentation. And I was wondering if someone know if it is a minimal siz…

Started by Delcour Thomas

5 Sep 26
Reply by Valadi Krishnan Jaganathan

Adjustable bean cracker from a grape crusher

When I was in Italy, I saw the following in a chocolate-maker's workshop: It's a motorized grape crusher. The chocolate maker puts his be…

Started by Clay Gordon

9 Sep 10
Reply by Clay Gordon

cocoa butter press

América Central), We saw on line the "Grenada Chocolate  butter press: http://www.gren

Started by Fargo Della Harding

0 Jul 21

Food safe glue?

Hello guys, while cleaning I broke my melangeur scraper which is plastic and I'm considering gluing it. I found out in the Internet that th…

Started by Miguel Pujols

2 May 30
Reply by Miguel Pujols

20kg DIY Chocolate Melter for about $200?

Melting chocolate is a challenge that many chocolate makers face and having a supply of melted chocolate on hand - at a known and precise t…

Started by Clay Gordon

20 Mar 10
Reply by Lee

make chocolate with 100% chocolate liquor disks?

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

Started by Kaydee Kreitlow

2 Jan 27
Reply by Kaydee Kreitlow

DIY Caramel Cutter and Guitar - Links to Forum Discussion

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

Started by Clay Gordon

0 Jan 19


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