Maybe your scrap bin looks like mine: with lots of left over acrylic with seemingly useless odd shapes. Hate to throw it away…? Here’s a super simple project to make from such scraps: Toaster Tongs.!
In its simplest form, just laser cut a l-o-n-g rectangle out of 1/8" (GF Medium) acrylic. . (I made radiused corners and tapered sides) Then use a heater strip or heat gun to gently soften the acrylic in the middle and hand form into a curved tongs shape. Leave it slightly bird beak “open” to use the natural flex of the material as a spring. I etched a small circle as a locator to super glue on a strong mini magnet–the finished tongs stick to the toaster, ready for use!
(Maybe do a different version cut out of plywood with a multiple slit bending design? or a multiple part version with s
.SVG file on request, but really…?!