Coffee Maker

A premium coffee maker that is flexible and built to last!

The Coffee Maker

Why build your own coffee maker ?

The benefits and features of this coffee maker design:

  • Electricity not required and no electronics to break.
  • Height adjustable design allows brewing into most containers.
  • All metal heavy duty lab grade construction, no cheap plastic to break
  • Quickly pour all the water at once into inset pan, no need to manually and slowly pour water over the coffee.
  • Can also be used for cold brew coffee and filtering hot tea

Making the Coffee Maker

Required Tools

  • Pliers
  • Drill and Bit
  • Safety Glasses
  • Common sense
  • Hammer
  • Nail or Punch


  1. Assemble Laboratory stand as directed by the manufacture. Use pliers to securely tighten the pole, so it does not turn in the base.

  2. Attach 4" ring stand to the pole and adjust to the height of your preferred coffee collection vessel.

  3. Place brew basket on top of 4" ring support centered.

  4. Drill a hole in bottom center of the pan.

  5. Place the pan in the top large ring, and adjust the ring to be a few inches above the brew basket.

Hot Brewing

  1. Measure the amount of clean filtered water, so that it will fit in your coffee collection vessel, and start the heating process.
  2. Make sure all coffee maker components are properly adjusted and that all clamps are securely tightened

  3. Clean brew basket if dirty, place a clean coffee filter in the brew basket.

  4. Measure the desired coffee grounds for the amount of coffee to be brewed onto the clean filter. (1 spoon per 6 ounce cup for pre ground coffee.)

  5. Place the brew basket centered and level onto the small ring support.

  6. Place a clean coffee collection vessel that can hold the amount of coffee to be brewed, a thermal carafe is recommended.

  7. Once the water has reached the desired temperature, Pour all hot water into top inset pan to start the brew process, once stated the brew process can not be stopped, so insure all necessary components are in place.

  8. For best results carefully stir the coffee grounds in the brew basket to insure proper wetness for a more thorough brew.

  9. Wait for the inset pan and the brew basket to stop dripping, then the coffee collection vessel may be removed and the coffee is ready to be consumed.

  10. After brew basket and ground have cooled, compost or dispose of used coffee ground and rise / clean the brew basket.

  11. Once all coffee has been consumed rinse or lightly clean the coffee collection vessel to prevent tough to remove stains.

Cold Brewing

  1. Follow your preferred cold recipe and brewing timelines
  2. Remove inset pan
  3. Add in a new Coffee filter
  4. Place a container to collect the filtered coffee
  5. Pour the unfiltered cold brew into the brew basket, carefully to not overflow the basket