Cutting Aid Basic

Introduction: 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

- Lasercutting

- Product hacking

- Wood sawing and sanding

- Metal cutting and bending

- Metal turning, polishing and drilling

Step 1: Parts List

- Your knife

- Knife holder

- Connection

- 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.

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