I was so frustrated this morning when preparing my cereal. I could not slice my left handed banana with my right handed Hutzler 571 Banana Slicer.
One of the best features that digital files have over physical objects is the ability to mirror them! With the magic of 3d printing, now we won’t have to suffer from having mismatched slicers and bananas anymore. You can download both versions of my improved banana slicer here on Thingiverse, or just buy it from amazon if you’re one of the few people who still don’t have a 3d printer at their house yet.
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