Custom-designed carving fork

Fork enables a person without active hand function to turn food in frying pan.

User with carving fork on hand
User with carving fork on hand

Description
Carving fork can be placed on a universal rod (see associated tip). The fork is attached to the back of the user’s hand.

The fork is designed so the user can place it on his hand and remove it himself.

Users comments
The fork is used to turn things like spareribs, vegetables or other pieces of meat in the frying pan. The fork is designed to prevent the user from burning himself. It is extremely useful!

How to make
The aluminum attachment can be bent to the appropriate shape by hand. The fork and attachment are joined with pop rivets. The barbecue fork was purchased at an ordinary store.

Made by
User’s personnel, who work for home help

Paid for by
The user

Whose idea
The user

This tip is from 2006

User with carving fork on hand
User with carving fork on hand
Custom-designed carving fork (image )
Custom-designed carving fork (image )

Related tips

Universal rod – description
Universal rod – description
A specially designed universal rod to retrieve both light and heavy objects – suitable for persons with compromised arm/hand function.

Tipsare: Ragge

Ragge lives together with his wife in a house. He is developing ideas which make everyday life easier for himself and for others. He was injured in 1973 and has a high tetraplegia. He has homehelp 27 hours a week.