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I have a portable counter top ice maker, it still freezes but all the parts to hold and move the water/ice are broken.

Does anyone have an idea what I can make with it before I toss it?

paulcauchon6 years ago

Do you like wine? You might be able to make a wine chiller. I'm not completely sure as to the design you would have to go by, but typically they work by filling the box (in your case, the ice maker) with ice and water that is chilled to or below freezing but kept from becoming totally solid by means of an agitator or stirring mechanism.

If you're handy with wiring and basic circuitry, it shouldn't be terribly hard to put together. Just make sure everything is grounded and insulated properly or else your first glass of chilled wine may be more shocking than expected!

Happy re-purposing!