Introduction: Grabber (Picker, Reaching Claw) Tool

This tool already exists in the market with variety of shapes and sizes.
It is handy and useful to reach those out of the way light items and picking up those difficult bits and pieces from low down.
From your recycled items with the least work effort you can make one costs nothing.

Step 1:

This step by step project shows how to utilize recycled materials to have one.
- Obsolete CD’s.
- Cardboard sheet or metallic tube.
- Elastic band or small spring.
- Suitable wire.


1-With the use of a Fret Saw cut CD’s to make clamp parts and joints,  and drill 8 mm holes

Step 2:

2- With the use of a cardboard sheet and glue make a tube with 4 cm x 3 cm cross section and 40 cm long.

Step 3:

Cut suitable size handle.

Step 4:

Cut sheet as figure to form gripper hand.

Step 5:

Assemble the clamp with the help of pins same as figure.

Step 6:

Assemble the hand and its moving arm (stem) to the tube with pins.

Step 7:

Attach the wire to moving arm from one side and to the rubber band (or spring) to the other side.

Step 8:

Final Product.