**[Dr. Alvaro Perez-Diaz](https://alvarop.me)** _Researcher & Data Scientist_ _Senseye Predictive Maintenance, Siemens_ (#) Tea Maker: Automated tea maker with timer

A simple block structure with a rotating arm to which a tea bag can be attached. With the press of a button, the rotating arm lowers the tea bag and counts several minutes after which the tea bag is raised and an alarm is played. It conveniently automates brewing a cup of tea.

Skills: Arduino, making.

How-to: full build instructions on <a href="https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Automated-Tea-Maker/" target="_blank">Instructables</a>, code available on <a href="https://github.com/alvaropp/teamaker" target="_blank">GitHub</a>.

Featured: <a href="http://www.wired.co.uk/article/automate-your-own-tea-maker">Wired UK Magazine May 2015</a>, <a href="https://blog.adafruit.com/2015/01/12/create-your-own-automated-tea-maker-with-arduino/" target="_blank">Adafruit</a>, <a href="https://hackaday.com/2015/01/28/automated-tea-maker/" target="_blank">Hackaday</a>, Instructables main page.

Tea Maker

<br> Wired UK wrote a <a href="http://www.wired.co.uk/article/automate-your-own-tea-maker">one-page article</a> about this device in May 2015, including some nice artwork: <div class="img_single"> <img class="col three" src="https://wi-images.condecdn.net/image/Rp2607yyDg9/crop/1020/f/teamaker.jpg"/> </div> <span style="font-size: 0.65em; float: right">Image courtesy of <a href="http://www.wired.co.uk/article/automate-your-own-tea-maker" target="_ blank">Wired UK</a>. </span> <br> <hr> <img alt="Creative Commons License" style="border-width:0" src="https://i.creativecommons.org/l/by/4.0/88x31.png"/>