[Noisebridge-discuss] Ideas...Hacking the coffee peculators to work with our induction stove?

Robert Chu robertayoungchu at gmail.com
Sun Jul 24 18:46:03 UTC 2011

We do have an induction stove, and I am not sure what type of metal the
bottom of the percolator is made out of.

Noisebridge also has a propane torch in the shop to use. I would also be
willing to help out with this project if you would like to sync up on this.

Best regards

On Sun, Jul 24, 2011 at 9:37 AM, Aya Shirai <ashirai at gmail.com> wrote:

> An induction cooker site recomments the Mauviel Induction Disc
> (http://www.metrokitchen.com/product/mauviel-induction-disc) which, as
> far as I can tell, is a stainless steel pizza shovel, something that
> could be ho-jived cheaply. Cheap craigslist percolators is also very
> logical and straightforward.
> My flashier and possibly riskier idea is less so, but I'll jump at any
> opportunity to work with fire, soooo...
> I have silver solder, which is used in jewelry making and is a
> lead-free silver alloy.  So long as the pieces are filed so it is a
> tight joint and the melting points of the two metals aren't lower than
> that of the solder, it should be worth a shot.  I'd need a propane
> torch to hard solder, though.
> What's the bottom of the percolator made of?  The stove is an
> induction cooker, right?  If folks wanted to try it, I'd be happy to
> give it a go.
> On Sat, Jul 23, 2011 at 11:11 PM, Will Sargent <will.sargent at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > On Sat, Jul 23, 2011 at 3:07 PM, Christina Olson <daravinne at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>  They are NOT HARD TO USE, entire offices worth of software engineers
> manage
> >> to mostly not fuck up using them every day!  And they make significantly
> >> more coffee than a single countertop percolator.
> >
> > I take offense to this -- software engineers can fuck up anything,
> > even a cup of coffee.
> >
> > Will.
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