Knife block suitable for persons with impaired grip

A knife block in which knives are placed horizontally is suitable for persons with impaired grip.

Knife block
Knife block

Sturdy, heavy wooden knife block for 6 large kitchen knives. Blade placement is horizontal.

Users comments
A knife block is a safe way for Susanne to store knives. It gives her a chance to get a secure grip before removing the knife. Starting from a horizontal position is best for her.

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This tip is from 2005

Tipsare: Susanne

Susanne lives in an apartment. She studies as well as working full time as a free-lance journalist. She was injured in 1982 and has a high spinal cord injury (C5). Through hand surgery her grip function in her left hand improved. She has personal assistance.