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 - Adding a Thermometer: A thermometer can help you establish a more consistent roasting routine. Adding a thermometer to your air popper measures....

Home Roaster Tip Sheets

Nesco Tip Sheet (pdf) : This Sweet Maria's Tip Sheet is meant as a supplement to the Nesco manual.
Fresh Roast SR300 and SR500 Details Page: Visual Guide to Roasting in the SR 300
Behmor 1600 Roaster Details Page: The Behmor roaster has a strong feature set, but it's not without its quirks.

Roasting Theory

How to Choose a Home Roaster FAQ: Over the years I have responded to countless emails from folks who want to start home roasting and are not sure how.
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.
General Roast Observations: Roasting is fun and easy as you want to make it, or as exacting and technical as you care to be.

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,...
Our Deidrich 12 K Roaster: Some pictures of our Diedrich 12 K Roaster .. moving it, installing it, and running over Judy's hedgehog.