In February 1957 Practical Mechanics Magazine featured an article on building your own teasmade which suggests using a Smiths Callboy alarm clock and a 750w Pifco kettle (model number not given but probably issued as a spare for the 1045 or 1047). The writer, A S Neale, suggests mounting the teawaker onto a bedside table (as illustrated), complete with a lovely rectangle of formica upon which to stand your hot cup. Continue reading 1957 Practical Mechanics Tea Maker
In November 1960 Practical Mechanics Magazine featured an article on building two bedside teamakers, one primarily wooden, the other metal. Continue reading 1960 Practical Mechanics Tea Maker
In March 1971 Model Engineer featured a short article on building your own Automatic Tea-Maker. The writer was S. Orme. The instructions require an aluminium teapot to be converted into a kettle using a side-entry element, and any electric alarm clock. Unfortunately a complete model was not illustrated.