Intro: Cutting Aid Basic
The Cutting Aid helps a person to use a knife in the kitchen without having to use the muscles in the fingers.
It is designed so that everyone can make it!
Techniques being used:
- 3D printing
- Product hacking
- Wood sawing and sanding
- Metal cutting and bending
- Metal turning, polishing and drilling
Step 1: Parts List
- Your knife
- Knife holder
- Protective cover
- Standard bolts & nuts
Step 2: Information
Part name, Actions and Techniques, (material):
Knifeholder: adjusted to measurements of the knife. Lasercut or 3D print (pmma/ PLA)
Knife: dismantled and to be measured.
Arm splint: personal. Silhouet sawing (wood)
Protective cover: fixed. Cutting out and bending (metal)
Connection: fixed. Metal turning, polishing and drilling (metal)
Step 3: Technical Information
Measurements to make the parts correctly
! Picture 3 & 4 are 3D prints: you can find the printfiles in the appendix
! Adjustments to make in the Cad-file (see next step)
Step 4: Measuring Knife
Apply these measurements on your knife and fill them out in the excel template (find the template in the cad-file)
(Cad-file / tools / part families / edit part family / EXCEL / fill out the measurements / invoegtoepassingen / apply values / your print file is ready)
Step 5: Assembly
Apply the techniques to assemble the Cutting Aid properly.
Step 6: Appendix
Here are the cad-files you can adjust or use straight away for 3D printing or as for PART1 can be lasercutted.