Using a 1/4" seam allowance and backstitching at both ends, sew patch A through all the layers of the folded lid lifter
as shown, stopping 1/2" from the bottom edge.
Kuhn Rikon rolls out two new Safety Lid Lifter
can openers featuring the patented Lid Gripper for safe and "touchless" can opening.
The "Lid Lifter
" from Cretex Specialty Products is designed to remove manhole lids having concealed pick holes.
that is also adapted to be conveniently used as a stove lid lifter
A claw hammer serves as a lid lifter
and a pair of tongs can be used to move hot coals.
Stuart Faber, Cincinnati, Ohio, speculates that the piece might be a stove lid lifter
for a wood or coal stove.
After this, remove the lid with a lid lifter
or tongs, set aside.
Additional items launched at the show include a five-piece canning set, consisting of a jar wrench, canning funnel, PVC-coated jar lifter, tongs and a magnetic lid lifter
to protect fingers from scalding water.
Wipe the rims of the jars clean with a moist paper towel and then apply the heated lids using a magnetic lid lifter
. Tighten the bands to just finger tight.
* Is there a lid lifter
to fit the eyes on the stove?
Don't forget jar tongs, a magnetic lid lifter
(easily made by gluing a small magnet onto a short dowel; this keeps your fingers out of the hot water while fishing for a lid, and avoids the frustration of trying to pick up a single lid with tongs), a widemouth funnel to fill jars, a 1-1/2 cup scoop, and a sturdy tray for carrying jars.
* LID LIFTERS
are rods with curved claws on the end that hook around a lid's handle so you don't have to touch hot metal.