These have included:
- A necktie- / shoelace-tying device
- A ceiling-suspended table
- A self-heating duffle coat
- A rotating Christmas tree
- A pneumatic ashtray
- An electric scarecrow
- A folding bicycle
- A remote-controlled electric iron
- A mini-lawnmower (to mow around daisies)
- A suit of armour for mice
- A solar-powered flashlight
- An electric cigar cutter, shaped like a guillotine which almost worked like a guillotine for the users' fingers.
- An automatic hammer. The inevitable "gaffe" being that you first had to nail it to the wall.
- A seatbelt made of rubber, for easy access to the mailbox from the car.
- A coffeemaker which produces so stiff a drink, it renders the drinker (Gaston himself and De Mesmaeker) hyperenergetic, agitated and utterly unable to use even a pen without destroying it.
- A tanning umbrella, to tan (or sunburn) when it is raining
- A perpetual motion machine.
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