Published on July 7th, 2006 | by Jules Yap


a cool cuppa

when i saw this i almost scalded my lips with hot coffee. what brilliant use of ikea items. can you spot the cabinet door handles masquerading as coffee cup rails?

cgfan‘s coffee contraption is the “brewtus with two simple accessories added: cabinet door handles as cup rails and a timer, both courtesy of ikea. the timer works particularily well as a shot timer, as it has a strong magnet that keeps it parked securely enough right on top of the E-61 grouphead. a nice feature is that it works as both a countup or a countdown timer, the latter providing an alarm when it reaches 0. it also recalls the last countdown time used at the moment you silence the alarm, ready to go again for timing the next shot.” read more here.

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One Response to a cool cuppa

  1. Mosaic says:

    wow looking great, looks like robotic, futuristic design.

  2. Anonymous says:

    There's also the “large plastic funnel from Ikea, perfect for topping-up the reservoir.”…

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