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October 12, 2017 AT 1:37 pm

3D-Printed Hopper for the Mahlkonig EK43 Coffee Grinder | #3DThursday

Our little kitchen is crammed with cooking equipment and giant roaster, a huge EK43 grinder and a big espresso machine. A few months ago I bought a Londinium R lever machine. The machine is still unpacked but it will be installed in the coming days. The machine has a huge lever that makes the machine a bit taller than my previous La Marzocco GS3. I’m sure that my girlfriend will not be pleased because our tiny kitchen will look more crammed than ever before. The best thing to do would be a complete kitchen makeover or just move to another house. This, however isn’t very practical because we can’t afford any of those at the moment. I, however thought of a different solution that was much more practical. The idea was to make our EK43 grinder look a little smaller. How could we do that? Well, I recently bought a tiny lovely 3D printer.

Why not design a smaller hopper and print it? That’s exactly what I did.

Read more here.

[h/t to Kostverlorenvaart blog for originally posting this – Adafruit loves 3D-printing & coffee so this is a great thing to know about!]


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