3D printed flatware handle for a knife

Author: @thorsenrune1


Description of Idea:
Can people be involved in code signing and 3D printing an Assistive Device for their own use?

Some people with cerebral paresis may want to use a knife to cut their food while eating. They may be interested in creating their own on a 3D printer. Would you be able to help with a concept for an interchangeable handle that could be mounted on a normal flatware knife to turn it into an “L shaped” knife or a so-called “rocker knife”?

MMC Entry I.D: 7067

There is an existing project for a customizable cuff holder that might be a good staring point for this project.

A similar modular approach could be taken to have a customizable handle, a standard connection interface, and a customizable knife holder. In this particular case, you would likely need an interface that is quite strong to be able to transfer the load from the handle to the knife safely and reliably.

Thanks, there are some good points in this. However an L shaped knife requires some work on the interface knife-handle. Also the persons that we work with do not need the cuff.
If someone wants to join in on an iterative process of codesigning It would be nice and a good challenge.

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