When I was little my mother had this ancient waffle iron. It made very thin waffles with tons of holes in them. I’m not sure how she made them, for all I know she used a pre canned mix, it was the 80’s after all! I loved those waffles and now that I’m older I wish I had that waffle iron. It would have needed a lot of help as it only cooked on the bottom and you had to flip them half way through the cooking time when I was a preteen. I don’t think it was ever replaced at my mothers. She doesn’t cook anymore.