• Clever way to create more kitchen workspace

    Date:11 April 2014 Tags:, , ,


    Owning a glass cooking hob is great. Running out of kitchen counter space is not so great. I solved our problem by fabricating a square frame and using aluminium tread plate to create a new work surface (see picture). It is now easy to place shopping or mixing bowls on the fragile glass hob without risk of damage. It should also work for spiral and solid plate hobs. When you’ve used the stove, make sure the plates are cold before replacing the cover.
    Dries Cornelius

    E-mail your DIY tips to popularmechanics@ramsaymedia.co.za Please include your name, address and contact number. (Regrettably, only South African residents are eligible for the prize.)


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