Roast Coffee

DIY Roasters

Air Popper Roasting: What You Need: A hot air popcorn popper of the recommended design only.....
Home Roasting Basics: Overview of home coffee roasting, from picking a roast method to selecting beans and determining roast level.
Air Popper Modifications - Installing a Switch: On drawback of air popper roasting is that it offers no control over the heat. You can gain some by being able to switch...

Home Roaster Tip Sheets

Nesco Tip Sheet (pdf) : This Sweet Maria's Tip Sheet is meant as a supplement to the Nesco manual.
Behmor 1600 Tip Sheet (pdf) : This Sweet Maria's Coffee tip sheet is meant to supplement the manual that comes with the Behmor 1600.
Hearthware I-Roast Tipsheet: Hearthware iRoast Roaster Tip Sheet from Sweet Maria's! ver 07/09

Roasting Theory

Home Roaster Comparison Chart: There are many ways to roast coffee, from home appliances made specifically for this purpose, to simple pan roasting.
Visual Guide to The Roast Process: Color is just one of the ways to determine degree of roast. By itself, it is of limited use.
Roasted Coffee Storage: Freshly roasted coffee should be treated like fresh bakery goods or produce.

Old, Big, Odd

Antique Home Coffee Roasters: A look at some antique roasters I have accumulated over the years. Not an exhaustive gallery.. .
Nifty Coffee Roaster Image Gallery : In no particular order, this is a photo gallery of diverse commercial and non-commercial coffee roasters I have seen, used,...
The Roasters of Intelligentsia : Intelligentsia is the place where you find everything Gothot, the German manufacturer was subsumed to Probat years ago.