I Made A Dangerous Hotdog Cooker.

About the project

I made an electric hotdog cooker based on electric hotdog cookers from the 70's. The point of the project was to show how unsafe they use to be.

Project info

Difficulty: Easy

Estimated time: 1 hour

License: GNU General Public License, version 3 or later (GPL3+)

Items used in this project

Hardware components

PLA 1.75 mm 1 KG SPL 3D FILAMENT GREY PLA 1.75 mm 1 KG SPL 3D FILAMENT GREY The pla is just for printing the stand. x 1
nail nail you need to metal nails to use as leads to stick the hot dog on. x 1
extension cord extension cord You need an extension cord to cut the top of and then connect the common and hot to the two nails. Which you shouldn't cut an extension cord ever. x 1

Hand tools and fabrication machines

drill drill This is for drilling holes in the stand. x 1
Oscillating tool Oscillating tool This is optional but I used it to keep the cooker flat on the ground. x 1


My video on this project explains everything: 

I decided to make this project to show how dangerous old hotdog cookers use to be. I did this by making a hotdog cooker that cooks a hotdog by essentially plugging it into a wall outlet.

Schematics, diagrams and documents

Bad schematics

I made this image in five minutes but it gets the point across.


Photo of Maxwell-James


I create funny and weird robots and programs for my Youtube show.


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