Assistive Pan Holder for One Hand Use for Disabled for Under $2.

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Introduction: Assistive Pan Holder for One Hand Use for Disabled for Under $2.

Many people might have either a broken arm or even a missing one. This $2 assistive pan holder can help people who are disable and love to cook. Now idea came to me when my step mother broke her arm and had to be in a cast for a very long time. One of her favorite thing to do is cooking and it was really hard for her to do it due to she was not able to hold the pans when cooking and sometimes even spilled hot soup over herself. When went to the store we saw a similar PAN HOLDER for more than $20, so I decided to make an economic one.

CHECK OUT THE VIDEO OF THE PAN HOLDER IN ACTION 

THIS IS WITHOUT THE PAN HOLDER



THIS IS WITH THE PAN HOLDER
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Step 1: What You Are Going to Need.

MATERIALS:
3 Suction cups

30 inch 10 gauge solid wire Home depot 40c/ft

TOOLS:
Exacto knife

Drill

Step 2: Prepare the Suction Cup

If The handle of the the suction cup is round like mine (please see picture)
with exacto knife make of the sides to be flat, so you can drill.
Make a hole through the sucktion cups handle ,big enough for the wire to go through.

Step 3: Bend the Wire.

With the wire you are going to make a M shape, starting 3 inch bend, 6 inches bend, 6 inch bend, 6inch bend, 6 inched bend, 3 inch bend.

Step 4:

Pass the wired through the holes of the sucktion cups previously drill, the sucktion cups will be at the Middle bottom of the "M" shape and the other two on each end.

Now use and enjoy!!!!  

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    Thank you for your creativity. Please keep working on things like this; I believe we will all benefit.

    Do you still use this, even though your mother has (hopefully) healed from her injury by now?

    good idea

    Great idea and Instructable. I used this idea to support a cheap and slightly uneven pan instead of holding it the entire time. Thanks!

    You need to get this patent ASAP this is simple, and genius. Put it on the market and BAM instant millionaire.

    Oh course as your agent i will charge 10% of the earnings always. just kidding about that last part.

    Wow, that's simple, elegant, and highly functional! Nice work.

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    Also handy for compulsive multi-taskers. I'm often trying to stir a pan with one hand while doing something else with the other. If I've got a pan that won't hold still it drives me batty.

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    hahaha... is always good to know it could help anybody