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User with razor on stand
User with razor on stand

User shaving
User shaving

Razor in holder
Razor in holder

Razor in a holder on a chest of drawers (storage)
Razor in a holder on a chest of drawers (storage)

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Razor on stand

Razor enables persons without active hand function to shave independently

Description
The razor is adapted with a holder. The holder makes it possible to tilt the razor. The razor also has a key ring that makes it easy for the user to pick it up and position it. The razor is attached to the user’s ‘third hand’ (see associated tip for the “Stand”).
The razor is stored in a holder on a chest of drawers, which stands so the user can easily come close to pick up the razor.

The user presses the button with his chin to turn the razor on and off. The button is enlarged with a plastic ring (photos 3 and 4). Many of the user’s other buttons are similarly adapted.

Authors comments
Using a key ring, the user can pick up the razor from the holder, place it on the stand and shave independently.

Build instructions
The razor was attached to the tilting stand using a “plastic padding-type” material.
Adapted on/off button: take a piece (about 0.5 cm) of catheter tube, glue it to the button and fill it with hot melt adhesive from the glue gun (other adhesive probably works too).

Manufacturer
Friend of user

Idea
The user

Paid for by
The user

Tip is dated from 2006

Categories for this tip
self care » body care, Tips and tricks from people with High tetraplegia with partly function in arms/hands (C5-6, ASIA A, B).

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Tip is dated from 2006.

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