Joe Johnston is working on a project to design and build a coffee roaster, from scratch. He’s planning to be up and running with a custom built roaster by the end of 2010, which is an awesome goal.

The best part is that he’s blogging about it on his new site, Roaster Project. At the moment he is in the planning stages, but intends to be complete with the planning phases this summer (see his full timeline).

His new site has some great posts about his thoughts on coffee, and will certainly be fun to watch during this year.

Arizona Coffee

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  1. Brian Clemens

    Joe – I admire you. You’re an inspiration to many and I thank you in advance for dispensing your wisdom and personality in this blog of yours. It’s going to be a great journey and even better having documented it. Take lots of pictures and write often.

    Much love and knuckles,


  2. I just read the first entries to this blog an have only one thing to say: WOW!
    This is a course that many people pay thousends to go out of state at many of the roasting schools around the country, but better. Amazing job.

  3. I am forever indebted to you for this ifnomraotin.