Toast retriever

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After nearly burning my fingers a few times attempting to pull small pieces of toasted bread from the toaster, I decided to carve a quick retrieving tool to assist me. I don’t understand why toasters don’t come with these… if anybody here on LJ owns a toaster company, maybe we can swing a deal and I’ll carve these unique tools for their product….LOL

It is about 7 inches in length and carved from apple wood.

-- Rick, south Sweden

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#1 posted 1884 days ago

Another great piece Rick.
I love the grain in this apple wood.

-- R

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#2 posted 1884 days ago

That’s such a big problem I’m surprised it too so long to come up with. That should lighten up the load on many emergency burn units.
A real boon to mankind and medicine.
Great job!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#3 posted 1884 days ago

I use a fork to get toast out of the toaster but it sure your carving sure does look a lot nicer. Looks like 2 people.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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#4 posted 1884 days ago

Hey Rick
Another unique project as usual very creative. Well done

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 1884 days ago

That’s neater-N-all get out.

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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#6 posted 1884 days ago

I have used a fork to get toast out before. It sure can curl your hair if you hit the wrong spot. haha

This looks a LOT nicer. ( and safer )

Keep it up.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#7 posted 1884 days ago

I’ve used forks on occasion in the past… but deep in the folds and recesses of my gray matter lurks a fear of the interaction of the metal of the fork prongs and the idea of inserting it into the depths of an electrified unit. I have checked on those occasions that I wasn’t standing in a puddle of water or spilt milk…. LOL

That fear was the driving force of this invention.

-- Rick, south Sweden

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#8 posted 1856 days ago

hee hee cool idea

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#9 posted 1661 days ago

Nice job. Funny, I have that same reaction to putting a metal fork into my toaster :)

-- JJ

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