Introduction: Destillation Apparatus

Every time I go to the Austrian Alps, I found these cool copper destillation apparatuses (apparati? ...whatever) and I really wanted to have them. Only problem: they cost about 500 euros as a minimum. So I thought: I can make that!

Next thing I know I found myself buying copper pipes, a copper vase, a lot of solder and one of those special novelty coffee makers in my local thrift shop. A new project has started!


MrE (author)2013-08-16

Okay I keep saying this. This is neat and all but this is not an instructable. This is a show-offable. Please, if you are going to make a beautiful object like this, give us instructions and details. A parts list would be great and more pictures. Also a description of how it works and a history. Even if you did not document the build process, give us more detail than one photo and comment. Again I am not being mean, I just want to KNOW more about this wonderful item.

Mr.Hyde (author)MrE2013-08-17

Coming right up! I'm just in the middle of my exams, so working on it will be slow. I just posted this to stop procrastinating on putting this online.

Victor Inox (author)Mr.Hyde2014-12-15

If you finished the project by now I would also very much like to see how it worked out!! I was just thinking about if somebody here on instructables already did a destillation apparatus.... Would like to build one too, maybe will soon

MrE (author)Mr.Hyde2013-08-17

Oh, ok. My bad. I would just hate to see something so cool looking not have more info.

RosyRivet (author)2013-09-01

Looking forward to reading your finished 'ible!

Lowney (author)2013-08-25

Nice, I was always terrified of using either distillation or reflux apparatus because it's so expensive and not the most durable of things. However, the term is distillation not destillation! :P

Rombie (author)2013-08-21

Waiting for the steps for this build; please finish it when you can. Looks amazing

andus91 (author)2013-08-21

Did you mean to say distillation?

xpozitron (author)2013-08-19

I hope you used lead free solder.