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We bought some nice new (expensive) stone coated pans and I didn't want them getting scratched or looking untidy so I decided to make some simple protectors for them

Tools and Materials

A Saw (I used a table saw as I have one)

Hole Saw (although a drill/fostner bit will do)

Router (a file or plane will do the job)

Some timber off cuts I used Macrocarpia 50mm thick

Step 1: Use One of These or a Handsaw

To cut a couple of triangles

Step 2: Drill/cut a Hole in the Centre

Use a fostner bit or hole saw

Step 3: Chamfer the Edges

Use a plane, file or , because I had one, a router with rounding off bit

Step 4: And Voila, From This

An untidy mess

Step 5: To This

As they say "Robert's your mother's brother"

<p>Why the hole?</p><p>Oh, and by the way, Robert is my father's brother... :)</p>
<p>The hole is because not all pans are flat and allows any residual heat to dissipate more easily</p>
<p>I do most of the cooking despite my wife being a cordon bleu trained chef , and they are my pans!</p><p> </p>
Well done - an excellent idea and a well put together Instructable. Can't wait to make a set for my missus. Thanks for posting this! (And my wife does the cooking BECAUSE she enjoys it and is much better at it, not because I can't.)

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