Cutting and Chopping Tools

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18 / 8 Brushed Stainless Steel Cheese Slicer (Model M-120)

The 18/8 Brushed Stainless Steel Cheese Slicer, model M-120, is a cheese slicer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or grasping disabilities. This unit consists of a brushed stainless steel cutting board with a built-in cutting arm. When the arm is lowered, the stainless steel cutting wire slices through the cheese. The board is equipped with non-slip rubber feet. The cutting wire is replaceable. OPTIONS: Replacement cutting wires are available. DIMENSIONS(LxW): 9.5

18 / 8 Stainless Steel Cheese Grip (Model Cg-1)

The 18/8 Stainless Steel Cheese Grip, model CG-1, is a cutting aid designed for use by individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. The prongs embedded in the large knob handle securely hold a block of cheese in place while it is being cut. COLOR: Stainless steel.

2-Sided Black And White Cutting Board

The 2-Sided Black and White Cutting Board is a cutting board designed to provide contrast for individuals who have low vision. This cutting board is white on one side and black on the other, allowing the user to find the best contrast for cutting needs. For example, carrots can be placed on the white side and onions on the black side. DIMENSIONS: 15.75 x 10 inches.

Adapted Knife For Partial Hand-Amputation Patients.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Adapted knife and cutting board to allow slicing and chopping by a person with a partial hand or partial use of a hand. Device consists of a wooden cutting board with a swivel pin at one end to which a chopping knife can be fastened by its tip. Materials include the board (about 15 by 18 inches), a ten inch chef's knife, a 1 1/2 inch aluminum cotter pin and a 2 1/2 inch aluminum piston bolt. The board can be anchored to a table or counter with suction

Amefa Specific Select Utensils

The Amefa Specific Select Utensils are a collection of cutlery designed for individuals who do not have full use of their arms and hands. The pieces are made of highly polished, heavy duty stainless steel with dishwasher-safe plastic handles. Knife edges are serrated and curved, forks have four tines, and spoons are relatively deep. Each piece is available with a straight or curved handle. A rocker knife is also available. Each piece is sold separately. The fork and spoon with the curved handle

Bagel Biter Guillotine

The Bagel Biter Guillotine is a bagel slicer and cutting guide designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or fine motor or upper extremity disabilities. This bagel slicer has a serrated, Xylan-coated, non-stick blade behind an acrylic safety shield. The bagel is sliced while held in the Bagel Biter's specially designed base. The unit is upper shelf dishwasher safe.

Bamboo Cheese Slicer (Model 126B)

The Bamboo Cheese Slicer, model 126B, is a cheese slicer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or grasping disabilities. This unit consists of a bamboo cutting board with a built-in cutting arm. When the arm is lowered, the stainless steel cutting wire slices through the cheese. The board is equipped with non-slip rubber feet. The cutting wire is replaceable. OPTIONS: Replacement cutting wires are available. DIMENSIONS(LxW): 12 x 6 inches. COLOR: Natural light and dar

Black & Decker Ergo Electric Knife

The Black & Decker Ergo Electric Knife is a kitchen knife designed for use by individuals with a weakened grasp or arthritis of the hand. Used for carving roasts and turkey or for slicing bread, this knife has a contoures soft handle and a slightly angled blade. The unit also features a trigger guard to lock out the switch during blade removal. A utility blade is included for smaller cutting jobs.

Butcher Block End Grain Beechwood Cheese Slicer (Model Bb-120)

The Butcher Block End Grain Beechwood Cheese Slicer, model BB-120, is a cheese slicer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or grasping disabilities. This unit consists of a beechwood cutting board with a built-in cutting arm. When the arm is lowered, the stainless steel cutting wire slices through the cheese. The board is equipped with non-slip rubber feet. The cutting wire is replaceable. OPTIONS: Replacement cutting wires are available. DIMENSIONS(LxW): 9.5 x 6 inc

Clamp-On Vegetable Peeler (Model Aa5208)

The Clamp-On Vegetable Peeler, model AA5208, is a peeler designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand or with limited grasping ability. The unit clamps to a table or counter and has a horizontal peeling blade in the top. The fruit or vegegetable is pushed over the blade to peel it. DIMENSIONS: The clamp adjusts from .375 to 2.0 inches.

Classic Lite Cutting Board

The Classic Lite Cutting Board is a light weight food cutting board made designed for individuals with arthritis or grasping difficulties. The board material has an ‘orange peel surface’ the result: very little marking and your knife stays sharper for longer. The boards are stain, odor and mildew resistant. Non porous, so won’t absorb bacteria. Easy to clean and dishwasher safe. It’s easily picked and carried using the bar as a handle. The freestanding feature enables it to be placed anywhere t

Classic Lite Cutting Board: Stirex U-2 Knife Set

A light weight food cutting board designed for individuals with limited dexterity, restricted hand function, repetitive strain, tendinitis or arthritis. The board material has an ‘orange peel surface’ the result: very little marking and your knife stays sharper for longer. The boards are stain, odor and mildew resistant. Non porous, so won’t absorb bacteria. Easy to clean and dishwasher safe. It can be picked and carried using the bar as a handle. The freestanding feature enables it to be place

Classic Lite Cutting Board: Victorinox Knife Set

A light weight food cutting board designed for individuals with limited dexterity, restricted hand function, repetitive strain, tendinitis or arthritis. The board material has an ‘orange peel surface’ the result: very little marking and your knife stays sharper for longer. The boards are stain, odor and mildew resistant. Non porous, so won’t absorb bacteria. Easy to clean and dishwasher safe. It can be picked and carried using the bar as a handle. The freestanding feature enables it to be place

Cut & Relieve System

The Cut & Relieve System is a cutting board and cutting guide and kitchen knife set designed for use by individuals with upper extremity tremors or disabilities or low vision. The dishwasher-safe, polystyrene Cut Cutting Aid firmly attaches to a countertop and holds the item to be cut in a stable position. The slice thickness is controlled with a turnable bar and the knife fits in the guides for straight slicing. The Relieve Knife has a loop in the polypropylene handle for easier grasping an

Cutting Aid And Board.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Cutting board and spiked tool to hold things on the board for slicing or peeling. Cutting board made of 3/8 inch softwood cut to preferred dimensions; and anchoring tool made of a piece of dowel the length and diameter to feel comfortable when held, with rustproof nails, (about 9) long enough to stick out about 2 inches, driven through it; holes should be drilled through the dowel first to prevent the nails from splitting it. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworki

Cutting Board

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with no use of the fingers to use a heavy, sharp knife. The knife is mounted to a universal joint made from quarter-inch Lexan plastic (lexan). The unit is attached to the cutting board with a quarter-inch stainless steel carriage bolt. The knife can then be swiveled from side to side, raised and lowered, and sawed in a back and forth motion. In some applications various adaptations to the handle can interface with a support worn on the h

Cutting Board (Model 16K013)

The Cutting Board, model 16K013, is designed for use by individuals with the use of only one hand, arthritis, neurological disabilities, or spinal cord injury. This polypropylene unit firmly attaches to a counter-top or table with the use of four attached suction cups designed to hold the board in a stable position. The board can be used to make sandwiches, slice meats and chop vegetables. Features include three 1-inch stainless steel spikes that securely grasp meats and vegetables, and a two p

Cutting Board With Pivot Knife

The Cutting Board with Pivot Knife is a cutting board and kitchen knife designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor or grasping disabilities or tremors. This cutting board and knife combo features 4 suction cups at the bottom to secure the board to the counter, and the chef knife attaches to the cutting board on a pivot to control the chopping motion. The chef knife has an ergonomically shaped handle for easier grasping and a stainless steel blade. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 12 x 12

Cutting Board.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Provides assistance to hold food being cut. Hardwood board is cut to size required. Sand and finish. Put two aluminum nails in center of board. Aluminum nails are used because they will not rust. SKILLS REQUIRED: Simple woodworking. AUTHOR: TITLE: Adaptations & Techniques for the Disabled Homemaker. REF: Book: Sister kenny Institute Rehabilitation Publication Number 710: p 20. 1978.

Deluxe Maple Cutting Board (Model Nc28503)

The Deluxe Maple Cutting Board, model NC28503, is designed to assist people with limited hand strength or with use of only one hand in cutting or chopping food. The cutting board is handmade of solid, finished maple and features wooden food guards on one corner to keep food on the board. The board also has two stainless steel nails imbedded in it to hold vegetables and other foods in place. Rubber feet on the bottom of the unit keep it from sliding while in use. DIMENSIONS: 11 x 11 inches.

Deluxe Paring Board (Models 3046 & 3037)

The Deluxe Paring Board is a cutting board designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. The board features two stainless steel prongs to hold fruits and vegetables in place while they are being cut. Corner guards at one corner keep sandwiches and other foods in place for cutting. Model 3046 ($21.95) is laminated maple and model 3037 ($20.95) is formica. DIMENSIONS: Model 3046 is 11 x 11 inches and model 3037 is 8 x 10 inches.

Easi-Grip Cheese Slicer

The Easi-Grip Cheese Slicer is a cheese slicer designed for use by individuals with grasping disabilities and arthritis, repetitive strain injury, carpal tunnel syndrome or other conditions that weaken the hand and wrist. Designed to keep the hand and wrist in a neutral stress-free position, this device features an angled built-up plastic handle with a stainless steel grater that is set at 90 degrees from the handle. The positioned handle allows the user a firm grip when using either hand. The

Easy Grip All Purpose Peeler

The Easy Grip All Purpose Peeler is designed for use by individuals with arthritis of the hand. This peeler has a larger handle and is designed to fit well in the hand to decrease the pressure needed to peel food.

Ekco 123 Ceramic Peeler

The EKCO 123 Ceramic Peeler is a peeler designed for use by individuals with grasping or fine motor disabilities or arthritis. This peeler has a non-corrosive blade that lasts up to 10 times longer than steel blades, provides a sharp cutting edge, and does not alter the taste of prepared foods. It also has a built-up handle for easy grasping. The device is designed to require little effort when peeling vegetables. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 9.7 x 3.7 x 7 inches. COLOR: Grey handle. WARRANTY: Limited m

Ekco 123 Stainless Steel Cheese Slicer

The EKCO 123 Stainless Steel Cheese Slicer is a cheese slicer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. This device features a long stainless steel cutting wire and a plastic roller attached to a metal handle with a built-up handle. The slicer is designed to require little effort to slice cheese. The adjustable head slices cheese to desired thickness. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 10.8 x 5.75 x 1 inches. COLOR: Grey handle. WARRANTY: Limited m

Enamor Food Preparation Aid

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of food preparation device for individuals with upper extremity disabilities or amputation or other conditions that limit them to use of only one arm or hand. The Enamor (an anagram of “one arm”) allows a person with use of only one arm the opportunity to expand his or her cooking skills by facilitating food preparation. Enamor is a simple and easily cleaned kit that consists of both vegetable and meat cutting units that attach tightly onto

Enlarged Handle For Vegetable Peeler.

--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Larger handle is added to a potato peeler for use by those with limited hand function. The handle of a standard vegetable peeler is inserted into a piece of aluminum tubing and fastened with rivets. SKILLS REQUIRED: Metalworking. AUTHOR: Independence Factory TITLE: How to Make it Cheap Manual: Volume 2 REF: Middletown, Ohio: Independence Factory: p 10 NARIC CALL NUMBER: R1182 PAGES (including cover): 2 1980.

Ergonoma Bread Knife (Model Rk908)

The Ergonoma Bread Knife, model RK908, is a kitchen knife designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping disabilities. Designed to cut and slice all types of bread, this knife has a large, built-up handle at a right angle to the serrated blade. DIMENSIONS: The blade is 8 inches long.

Ergonoma Cheese Slicer (Model Rk901)

The Ergonoma Cheese Slicer, model RK901, is a kitchen knife designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping disabilities. This slicer has a large, built-up handle at a right angle to the stainless steel blade. The blade has a teflon surface to aid the the device in sliding on all types of cheese

Ergonoma Chef's Knife (Model Rk906)

The Ergonoma Chef's Knife, model RK906, is a kitchen knife designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping disabilities. This multi-purpose knife has a large, built-up handle at a right angle to the smooth, stiff, heavy blade with a pointed tip. DIMENSIONS: The blade is 9 inches long.

Ergonoma Fork Knife (Model Rk903)

The Ergonoma Fork Knife, model RK903, is a kitchen knife designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping disabilities. Designed for both food preparation and dining, this knife has a large, built-up handle at a right angle to the blade which is serrated for half its length. Two fork-like prongs at the tip of the blade aid in anchoring or picking up food. DIMENSIONS: The blade is 4.5 inches long.

Ergonoma Laser Knife (Model Rk910)

The Ergonoma Laser Knife, model RK910, is a kitchen knife designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping disabilities. This multi-purpose knife has a large, built-up handle at a right angle to the extra-hard stainless steel blade. The blade has permanent laser grinding to cut difficult foods such as soft bread, tomatoes, and thin-sliced meats. DIMENSIONS: The blade is 8.25 inches long.

Ergonoma Meat Knife (Model Rk907)

The Ergonoma Meat Knife, model RK907, is a kitchen knife designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping disabilities. Designed to cut meat and vegetables, this knife has a large, built-up handle at a right angle to the smooth blade that tapers to a pointed tip. DIMENSIONS: The blade is 8 inches long.

Etac Cut Cutting Aid

The Etac CUT Cutting Aid is a cutting board and cutting guide designed for use by individuals with upper extremity tremors or disabilities or low vision. This dishwasher-safe, polystyrene unit firmly attaches to a counter top and holds the item to be cut in a stable position. The slice thickness is controlled with a turnable bar and the knife fits in the guides for straight slicing. WEIGHT: 14.5 ounces.

Etac Fix Preparation Board

The Etac Fix Preparation Board is a cutting board designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis or use of only one hand. This dishwasher-safe polystyrene board has an adjustable clamp for securing larger items that can be arranged for left- or right-handed use. There is also a detachable plate with stainless steel spikes for smaller foods that can be turned over to a smooth side if needed. The board sits on four anti-slip feet. Suction pads are also included for

Filet Board

The Filet Board is a cutting and filleting board designed for individuals with grasping and upper extremity disabilities, one hand and upper extremity amputation. The board in made of aluminum plate and has a specially designed clamp on one side that will hold a catfish or flat fish in place while the user fillets it using one hand.

Food Chopper

The Food Chopper is a circular chopper designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. It is designed to be used inside a metal or glass bowl. The food, such as vegetables or nuts, is placed inside the bowl, and can then be safely chopped. DIMENSIONS: 3 inches in diameter.

Food Chopper (Models Te60, Te70, Pe61, & Pe71)

The Food Chopper, models TE60, TE70, PE61 and PE71 are rounded cutting edges used for food preparation. The food choppers feature a jagged or plain edge and wooden or aluminum handles. All blades are stainless steel. The tooth edges may be used for chopping vegetables, nuts, tuna, and eggs. Custom made utensils available, upon request. DIMENSIONS: 4 to 7.5 inches tall.

Food Cutting Board (Model H75332)

The Food Cutting Board, model H75332, is designed to assist individuals with the use of only one hand to cut and slice food items such as meet, bread, cheese, fruit, etc. The board is made of polyethylene, which resists bacteria contamination, and has four vertical stainless steel pins for holding itms while buttering or slicing. The board features a lightly textured, non-slip surface that is cleanable and heat resistant up to 190 degrees Fahrenheit, a slot-type hand with hole for hanging, and f

Food Prep Board (Model 3023)

The Food Prep Board, model 3023, is a cutting board and buttering aid designed for use by persons with upper extremity disabilities. The board anchors to the counter with a curved lip that fits over the counter edge and non-skid feet keep it from slipping. The board also features a patterned surface to keep food from sliding and raised back edges to brace bread for one-handed buttering or sandwich making and to keep food from slipping off during cutting or chopping. DIMENSIONS: 8.75 inches squar

Fork Aid And One Hand Cutlery

The Fork Aid and One Hand Cutlery is an eating utensil designed for persons that have a disability that hinders their ability to feed themselves. It is a stainless steel automatic serving fork and its design is such that when the user puts food in their mouth, as the user pulls the fork back out of their mouth, the food on the fork is pushed off the fork. Ideal for one-handed users as well.

Formica Cutting Board (Model Nc28501)

The Formica Cutting Board, model NC28238, is designed to assist people with limited hand strength or with use of only one hand in cutting or chopping food. The formica cutting board includes plastic edge trim and features wooden food guards on one corner to keep food on the board. The board also has two stainless steel nails imbedded in it to hold vegetables and other foods in place. DIMENSIONS: 8 x 10 inches.

Formica Top Paring Board (Model Bk3037)

The Formica Top Paring Board, model BK3037, is a cutting board designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This covered cutting board features two stainless steel nails to hold food, corner guard on deluxe (BK 3037) model, and suction feet. 8 by 10 inches.

Good Grips I-Series Y Peeler

The Good Grips i-Series Y Peeler is a peeler designed for use by individuals with grasping or fine motor disabilities. Made of die-cast zinc, this peeler has a non-slip, contoured handle, a precision-ground, extra-hardened stainless steel blade and features an eyer to remove blemishes on fruits and vegetables. OPTIONS: Peeler Blade Replacement Cartridge. DIMENSIONS: 6 x 3 x 1 inches. WEIGHT: 4 ounces. COLOR: The handle is black.

Good Grips Kitchen Cutlery (Models K10096, K10097 & K10269)

Good Grips Cutlery, models K10096, K10097, K10296, are a slicer, a utility knife and a peeler designed with large handles for individuals with limited grasp. The handles are ribbed to allow for a firmer grip. Each piece is made of stainless steel and non-slip analgam ribbing. All are dishwasher safe. DIMENSIONS: The slicer is eight inches long and the utility knife is five inches long.

Gordon Peeler And Clamp (Model 09-109-6296)

The Gordon Peeler and Clamp, model 09-109-6296, is a vegetable peeler and cutting aid designed for use by individuals with hemiplegia or upper extremity emputation. The unit clamps to a table or worktop and enables fruit and vegetables to be peeled using only one hand. Clamped to the work surface by a sliding mechanism, the hardened, swivelling blade is slotted into the top. It is operated by holding the vegetable and pushing it over the blade, away from the user. The peelings then drop onto a p

Hamilton Beach Walk n Cut Can Opener, Model 76501

Hamilton Beach Walk n Cut Can Opener is intended to be portable. It plugs in for easy recharging overnight, opens 19 or more cans on a single charge, and has hands-free operation. The removable cutting lever lifts off for easy cleaning. The compact size stores on counter or in drawer and ergonomic shape fits users hand.

Handy Helper (Model F836)

The Handy Helper, model F836, is a maple cutting board with stainless steel nails for holding foods. Suction feet are attached to the base, and a corner guard for holding slices of bread while spreading is included. DIMENSIONS: 7 x 14 inches.

Handy Vegetable Peeler

This handy vegetable peeler is designed for people with fine motor skill disabilities or individuals who have trouble with cutting, carving or using a knife. It includes a washable plastic finger guard that protects fingers while cutting or carving.

Hi-D Paring Board (Model 3099 & Model A7041)

The HI-D Paring Boards, model 3099 and model A7041, is a cutting board designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This no-slip plastic board features two aluminum prongs to hold fruits and vegetables in place while they are being cut. Corner guards at one corner keep sandwiches and other foods in place for cutting. DIMENSIONS: (model 3099)11 x 11 inches 8.5 x 8.5 (model A7041). COLOR: White.

Homecraft Caring Cutlery Set

Homecraft Caring Cutlery Set is a set of stainless steel utensils molded into contoured, ivory-colored plastic handles with built-up ends. It is ideal for individuals with a weak grip and restricted wrist or finger movement. The knife and fork have a shaped indent on the top for the index finger that helps with directional control. The knifalso has a serrated blade that assists with cutting.

Homecraft Reflex Carving Utensils

The Homecraft Reflex Carving Utensils are designed for use by individuals with arthritis of the hand or grasping disabilities. These ergonomically designed knives feature an attached handle with finger contours to facilitate grasp and the positioning of the handle to the blade minimizes wrist movement. Available is a preparation knife with a scalloped blade, a chef's knife with a smooth edge, a carving knife with a scalloped blade, and a slicing knife with a narrow blade with a smooth edge. A tw

Kinship Protection Sleeve (SKU KI10500)

The Kinship Skin Protection Sleeve is an assistive technology product designed for the elderly or for those with fragile skin to allow them to participate in the fine motor skill of using a knife or to use a knife safely. It is stretchy and protects against tears. Can be used to cover IVs and wound sites. Washable. Reusable.

Large Spike Board

---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To provide a custom adapted food preparation spike board for an individual with left arm amputation. Current spike boards were not large enough to accommodate the user’s desire to cook large items such as large meats and large quantities of vegetables. A 400 by 300 millimeter PVC chopping board was acquired. Then 304 grade stainless steel, which is safe to use with food, was used to make a master pin and 30 copies. Each pin has a pointed tip which pr

Magna Wonder Knife

The Magna Wonder Knife, also called the Victorinox Forschner Precise , is a knife designed with a cutting guide for individuals who are blind or have low vision. This all-purpose, stainless steel knife has a blade with a scalloped edge. The adjustable guide is also detachable and can cut slices from 1/16 to 1/2 inch thick. The knife never needs sharpening and it is dishwasher safe. OPTIONS: Right or left hand knife; replacement guide mechanism. DIMENSIONS: Blade is 8.25 inches.

Maple Paring Board

The Maple Paring Board is a cutting board designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand or with other upper extremity disabilities. This solid maple board features two stainless steel holding pins to secure food for cutting and two slotted plastic corner guards to aid in buttering bread, cutting sandwiches, etc. Rubber feet hold board in place. DIMENSIONS:: 11 x 11 inches. The board is one inch thick.

Marble Cheese Slicer

The Marble Cheese Slicer is a cheese slicer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or grasping disabilities. These units consist of a marble cutting board with a built-in chrome arm and handle grip. When the arm is lowered, the stainless steel cutting wire slices through the cheese. The cutting wire is replaceable. OPTIONS: Replacement cutting wires are available. DIMENSIONS(LxW): 8.75 x 5.5 inches. COLOR: Model 601MW has a white marble cutting board, model 602MB has a

Multipurpose Kitchen Board

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a multipurpose kitchen board for individuals with grasping disabilities or who are one-handed. The Multipurpose Kitchen Board is designed to assist people with use of only one hand in the kitchen with food preparation tasks such as holding items in place while cutting and opening jars and bottles. The prototype is a cutting mat with a plastic enclosure that has an adjustable arm that can be locked onto either side of the board and at any

No Slide Cutting Board

The No Slide Cutting Board is a cutting board designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. Intended for use by people who have difficulty keeping food in place while cutting, paring, or peeling, this board is made of polypropylene and mounted on four suction cups to anchor the board securely. Features include stainless steel spikes that hold food in place, and two corner guards to keep bread from sliding when spreading butter or slicing. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 12 x 12 inches. Th

Non-Slip Bread Board

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with use of only one arm to butter bread. Five stainless steel rivets are inserted with the heads up into a standard wooden bread board. A non-slip pad is fixed to each corner on the underside of the board. DIMENSIONS: The rifvets are 5/16-inch long. TITLE: The Non-slip Bread Board. WEB SITE: Workshop Solutions at http://www.workshopsolutions.com/COMPLETE/breadboard.htm. REF: The originator, Gary Miller, can be contacted at miller@glen-ne

One Handed Chopping Board

CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide a customized one-handed chopping board for an individual with hemiplegia resulting from a stroke. The board base made of 16-millimeter plywood with a non-slip rubber underlay to prevent it from moving on the marble tabletop. The base has a laminex overlay and oiled hardwood edging. On the right side of the base there are two strips of polypropylene cutting board material, with two “jaws” mounted between them. The jaws have textured grooves on the inside fac

One Touch Vegetable Slicer

The One Touch Vegetable Slicer is a powered vegetable slicer designed for use by seniors or individuals with fine motor, grasping, or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This slicer ensures that the user's fingers are always well away from the blades and the dual plunger system works to prevent any contact between fingers and moving blades. It comes with interchangeable slicing and julienne blades and can be used with a variety of vegetables including potatoes, cucumbers, carrots and zucc

One-Handed Cutting Board

DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To enable individuals with use of only one hand to cut and chop during food preparation. This illustrated article, included in a chapter entitled "Kitchen & Meal Time," this article provides detailed instructions and illustrations for making this simple device. DIMENSIONS: 10 x 14 x 0.75 inches. MATERIALS: Small cutting board with straight edges or a piece of maple or other hardwood in similar dimensions; two stainless steel nails, two stainless steel screws wit

Over-The-Sink Paring Board (Model 3040)

The Over-The-Sink Paring Board, model 3040, is a cutting board designed for use by people with upper extremity disabilities. The wooden board features pull-out plastic-coated handles to support it over most kitchen sinks, non-skid rubber feet for countertop use, stainless steel prongs to hold goods for cutting, and plastic corner guards at one corner to keep food from falling off the board. DIMENSIONS: 12 x 11 x .75 inches.

Oxo Good Grip Pro Swivel Peeler

The Oxo Pro Good Grip Swivel Peeler is a peeler designed for use by individuals with grasping or fine motor disabilities or arthritis. Constructed of sturdy die case zinc, this swivel peeler features an efficient eyer to quickly remove stubborn blemishes on fruits and vegetables. Other features include a precision ground, extra-hardened stainless steel blade designed to make peeling easier and faster, and a long blade for increased maneuverability and surface area coverage. A non-slip rubber-lik

Oxo Good Grips Chopper

The OXO Good Grips Chopper is a chopper designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This chopper is intended for onions, vegetable and herbs. The OXO Good Grips Mini Chopper (see separate record) is intended for garlic, nuts, chocolate, and herbs. To use, press the soft knob on top to rotate blades for even chopping; the knob locks down for compact storage. An internal soft bumper absorbs shock. The device can be used with the enclosed cup or on a cutting boar

Oxo Good Grips Corn Peeler

The OXO Good Grips Corn Peeler is a peeler designed for use by individuals withfine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. This peeler is designed to safely removes multiple rows of kernels from corn cobs with a quick, simple motion. The blade is positioned at an angle to ensure perfectly cut kernels every time, eliminating cutting too shallowly or too deeply. The durable, stainless-steel blade is serrated on both sides enabling both right- and left-handed use. The peeler has a large handl

Oxo Good Grips Mini Chopper

The OXO Good Grips Mini Chopper is a chopper designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This chopper is intended for garlic, nuts, chocolate, and herbs. The OXO Good Grips Chopper (see separate record) is intended for onions, vegetable and herbs. To use, press the soft knob on top to rotate blades for even chopping; the knob locks down for compact storage. An internal soft bumper absorbs shock. The device can be used with the enclosed cup or on a cutting boar

Oxo Serrated Peeler

The Oxo Serrated Peeler is a peeler designed for use by individuals with grasping, fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. This peeler is equipped with a sharp serrated stainless steel blade that catches onto fruits and vegetables with ease and peels through their skins. It also has a potato eye remover. A non-slip rubber-like handle provides a comfortable grip even during the repetitive action of peeling. The peeler is dishwasher safe. DIMENSIONS (LxD): 7 x 1 inches. WEIGHT: 3

Pego Finger Friendly Cutting Board

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of an adjustable cutting board for individuals with fine motor, neurological or upper extremity disabilities. Pego is designed to be an all-in-one cutting board solution. The design consists of a cutting surface, secured knife and pegs that are used to hold food in place while the user chops, dices and minces and keeps fingers out of harm's way. The pegs can be moved into a variety of configurations, allowing the user to place the items on

Plastic Paring Board

The Plastic Paring Board is a cutting board designed for use by individuals with use of only one hand or with other hand and upper extremity disabilities. Made of durable, waterproof, high-density polyethylene, this board features two rust-resistant pins to secure food during and cutting and chopping. Two removable corner sides keep food from sliding off the board and hold sandwiches in position for cutting or bread in place for buttering. The square board has rounded corners and rubber suction

Potato / Vegetable Peeler (Model Sw3225)

The Potato/Vegetable Peeler, model SW3225, is a peeler designed for use by individuals with arthritis or other grasping disabilities. This peeler features a latex-free, built-up, non-slip plastic handle that provides a large, soft gripping surface. The peeler also has an oscilating steel blade. DIMENSIONS: 6.5 inches long; diameter of the handle is 1 inch. WEIGHT: 1.5 ounces.

Quick Peeler

The Quick Peeler is a peeler designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities. The soft rubber top slides over the user's finger, providing a safe, stable grip. The stainless steel blade underneath peels fruits and vegetables, eliminating slips and nicks. This device is top-rack dishwasher safe. DIMENSIONS(LxWxH): 2.5 x 1.5 x 2.5 inches. COLOR: Assorted.

Quikkut

The Quikkut Rocker Knife is designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or who have limited wrist movement. This knife has a large handle in the middle so that it can be centrally controlled with only minimal pressure. It also features a sturdy, curved stainless steel blade to ensure that maximum cutting pressure is brought to bear on the food. The kinfe can be used with the right or left hand. A wooden storage block is also included. DIMENSIONS (HxW): The knife is 3.55 x

Relieve Angled Carving Knife (Model 8050 1101)

The Relieve Angled Carving Knife is a kitchen knife with a built up handle designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping disabilities. Designed to cut meat and vegetables, this knife has a large, built-up polyamide handle at a right angle to the serrated, stainless steel blade that tapers to a pointed tip. It is dishwasher safe. WEIGHT: 75 grams.

Relieve Angled Knife

The Relieve Angled Knife is a kitchen knife with a built up handle designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping disabilities. This knife is available in a regular and small size, and the regular size also is available in a folding version. Designed for everyday use, this knife has a large, built-up polycarbonate handle at a right angle to the stainless steel blade that tapers to a pointed tip. It is dishwasher safe. WEIGHT: 72 grams (regular size); 37 grams (small).

Relieve Cheese Slicer

The Relieve Cheese Slicer features an ergonomic handle which allows for better grip and precision of slicing. This tool aids in slicing cheeses and vegetables for for those who have grip difficulties, arthritis or carpal tunnel syndrome. The blade features a wavy surface to speed up use by releasing slice from blade quickly, lessening hand pressure.

Relieve Kitchen Knife (Model 8050 1001)

The Relieve Kitchen Knife is a kitchen knife with a built up handle designed for use by individuals with arthritis or grasping disabilities. Designed to cut meat and vegetables, this knife has a large, built-up polypropylene handle at a right angle to the serrated, stainless steel blade that tapers to a pointed tip. It is dishwasher safe. WEIGHT: 161 grams.

Rotato Express

The Rotato Express is an electric vegetable peeler designed for individuals with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. The unit can be used to peel a variety of vegetables. The user centers the food on the unit’s bottom spokes and presses gently, then lowers the upper section so that it grasps the food and holds it securely. With the height adjustable lever, the user raises the cutter arm so it rests on top of the food to be peeled, and presses the button. This unit has two st

Round Contour Beechwood Cheese Slicer / Server Tray (Model 912B)

The Round Contour Beechwood Cheese Slicer/Server Tray, model 912B, is a cheese slicer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or grasping disabilities. This unit consists of a round beechwood cutting board with a built-in cutting arm. When the arm is lowered, the stainless steel cutting wire slices through the cheese. The board also has a C-shaped recessed cracker well. The board is equipped with non-slip rubber feet. The cutting wire is replaceable. OPTIONS: Replacemen

Round Contour Beechwood Cheese Slicer / Server Tray With Green Marble Inlay (Model 912Mg)

The Round Contour Beechwood Cheese Slicer/Server Tray, model 912B, is a cheese slicer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or grasping disabilities. This unit consists of a round beechwood cutting board with a built-in cutting arm. When the arm is lowered, the stainless steel cutting wire slices through the cheese. The board also has a round marble inlay to help keep cheese cool and firm. The board is equipped with non-slip rubber feet. The cutting wire is replaceabl

Saladshooter (Model 02910)

The SaladShooter is a fruit and vegetable slicer for people with grasping and upper extremity disabilities, arthritis and upper extremity amputation. The user places fruits or vegetables in 1.5 x 2 inches opening at the top of this handheld unit, and turns the power switch on. The user then pushes the fruits or vegetables through unit with a plunger attachment in to the rotating cutting blades. The SaladShooter includes two types of blades - slicing and shredding. All parts except the motorized

Santoku Quadknife

The Santoku Quadknife is an adapted kitchen knife specifically designed for quadriplegics or other people with grasping, fine motor, neurological or upper extremity disabilities. The Santoku Quadknife is available in Lightweight and Heavy Duty models, and both models are available for the right or left hand in a range of custom sizes. Made with aluminum and stainless steel, the Santoku Quadknife attaches to the user's arm with a forearm cuff and a U-shaped bracket that fits over the palm and bac

Slice Ceramic Y-Peeler

The Slice Ceramic Y-Peeler is a peeler designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities or arthritis. This peeler features a very sharp ceramic blade that lasts ten times longer than steel. Designed for right- or left-handed use, this peeler has an ergonomic design that fits comfortably in both small and large hands and has a wide, lightweight non-slip handle. The ceramic blade is non-allergenic, chemically neutral, and impervious to acid, fat and salt. This peeler will n

Sliceperfect Kitchen Slicing System (Model 1101)

The SlicePerfect Kitchen Slicing System, model 1101, is designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. With the SlicePerfect Kitchen Slicing System, the user can safely slice bread, bagels, vegetables, or meat in consistent thicknesses. The system includes a hardwood cutting board, a plastic cutting board insert or cutting guide, and a knife. DIMENSIONS: Foods can be sliced to thicknesses of 0.25, 0.375, 0.5, or 0.75 inches.

Slicing Frame (Model H75327)

The Slicing Frame, model H75327, is a cutting guide designed to assist in cutting food items straight, or with the use of only one hand. The frame is made of plastic and adjusts for six slice thicknesses from 1/16 to 1 inch. DIMENSIONS: 13.75 x 5 3/8 x 5.75 inches.

Slicing Guide

The Slicing Guide is a food cutting guide designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The Slicing Guide clamps around the item to be sliced, and its six slots are then used to guide even slices. Made of metal, this device can be used to slice meat, bread, and other food items. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 3 x 4 x 6 inches. Slices are 0.5-inch thick.

Slicing Knife (Model H75326)

The Slicing Knife, model H75326, is a serrated kitchen knife with a vertical grip handle. The knife has a 9-inch steel blade that tapers to a point, and a plastic handle.

Sta-Steady Paring Boards (Models 31034 & 31036)

Sta-Steady Paring Boards, Models 31034 and 31036, are cutting boards designed for use by people who have difficulty keeping food in place while cutting, paring, or peeling. Both models are constructed of high density plastic and have rust-resistant pins to anchor food, and two corner retainers to keep foods from sliding. Four suction cups on the underside secure the board to the countertop or other surface. DIMENSIONS: The standard model, number 31036, is 8 x 8 inches, and the deluxe model, numb

Swedish Bread And All-Around Knife (Model 28238)

The Swedish Bread and All-Around Knife, model NC 28238, is a large-handle kitchen knife designed to assist people with limited hand strength in cutting and chopping foods by requiring minimal pressure. The large handle is affixed to the serrated stainless steel blade at a right angle. DIMENSIONS: The blade is 6.5 inches long.

Swing Capsule

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a kitchen knife for use by individuals with grasping, fine motor or upper extremity disabilities or arthritis. The designer believes that traditional knives are not suitable for the elderly because the center of mass is located in the rear when people push down. The solution is the Swing Capsule kitchen knife. The handle can be rotated up and over the blade to create a more centered balanced while keeping the users fingers safely away fr

The One-Hand Kitchen Equipment

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a one-hand kitchen equipment device for individuals who have use of only one hand. The One-Hand Kitchen Equipment is designed for both right and left handed people to use and includes seven products uses in all. This is specialized kitchen equipment includes one-handed food cutting equipment, one-handed different diameter tubes opener, one-handed fruits and vegetables cutting and peeling equipment, one-hand changeable graters, food box,

Thick Beechwood Cheese Slicer (Model 805B)

The Thick Beechwood Cheese Slicer, model 805B, is a cheese slicer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or grasping disabilities. This unit consists of a beechwood cutting board with a built-in cutting arm. When the arm is lowered, the stainless steel cutting wire slices through the cheese. The board is equipped with non-slip rubber feet. The cutting wire is replaceable. OPTIONS: Replacement cutting wires are available. DIMENSIONS(LxW): 9.5 x 6 inches. COLOR: Natural

Utility Beechwood Cheese Slicer (Model 819B)

The Utility Beechwood Cheese Slicer, model 819B, is a cheese slicer designed for use by individuals with upper extremity, fine motor, or grasping disabilities. This unit consists of a beechwood cutting board with a built-in cutting arm. When the arm is lowered, the stainless steel cutting wire slices through the cheese. The board is equipped with non-slip rubber feet. The cutting wire is replaceable. OPTIONS: Replacement cutting wires are available. DIMENSIONS(LxW): 7 x 4.75 inches. COLOR: Natur

Verti-Grip Rocker Knife

Verti-Grip Rocker Knife is vertical handle rocker knife designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities or use of only one hand. This knife requires predominantly downward pressure and minimal rocking motion to cut. The knife has a weighted blade with a hollow ground 440 stainless steel edge. The knife is designed on a vertical axial plane design that provides control when pushing down, limiting slippage and increasing force. The tall wood and epoxy handle keeps hands and finge

 
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