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Sorta ugly, but also really cool modification of some has-been tech into something you can use everyday for years to come: the VHS Toaster! The DIY project even results in some VHS branded toast, for that extra touch of 80's magic. Slow motion action video and links to instructions below.

Detail Instructables to take that old garage stored VHS player into a toaster of glory over at Instructables: How to Make a VHS Toaster by lemonie.