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November 10, 2016 AT 11:00 am

Assistive Bag Holder #3DThursday #3DPrinting

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From ivan_gee on Thingiverse:

This is my own design of an assistive technology device which allows people with missing digits, reduced digital dexterity, reduced digital flexibility or grip strength to carry nearly any type of hand held bag.

For people with arthritis or missing digits they can simply insert the narrow width of the wrist and turn their wrist to “lock” it in place. Therefore you can carry bags without having to physically grip the bag handles.

In addition to the 3-d print, I use two 4mm bolts and two 4mm nuts to secure the upper and lower parts of the bag holder.

I have personally tested this device as of 04 Nov 2016 and it works fairly well but needs some future modifications.

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