Coffee filter basket funnel – Take 2

The second design is in. It is much smaller than the original and fits much better.

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Thats 21g of Square Mile Coffee – Red Brick.

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A good tamp and no mess!

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The finished product. Today a latte.

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Coffee filter basket funnel – Take 1

After seeing something similar used at Nude Espresso, I’ve been looking to buy a funnel type thing to help stop getting coffee grounds everywhere when filling the filter basket.

This is take one of producing the part. There is some work still to do. Mainly reducing the size and correcting the dimensions.

This is it. Designed in Sketchup and printed on Ryan’s Ultimaker. This is a draft print just to see if the design was anywhere close.  The first print took 2 hours.

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The idea is for the filter funnel to sit on top of the basket so that when I add the coffee grounds, they stay in the basket ready for tamping. It is a bit too high.  The next revision I’ll half the height.

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Once the coffee has been added, it looks like the diameter is too wide. I designed it to sit just outside the lip of the basket. I need to alter this to sit inside the lip as I still have coffee spillage.

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Some minor coffee loss.

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The finished product. One tasty americano.

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