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chopsticks for kids!

by TheCase, published

chopsticks for kids! by TheCase Dec 19, 2012

Description

I started to design some slip-on "hands" to slide on the end of a set of disposable wooden chopsticks - to make it easier for chopstickers in training to get and hold on to food. Even when using Zydac's wonderfully springy trainer accessory @ http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:5923, its still hard for beginners to line up the tips for food grip.

But then I decided it was potentially wasteful to design a accessory for disposable chopsticks, even if the accessory itself was reusable. Solution: a full set of reusable, washable chopsticks!

They have a large grip area that should make for stable handling, as well as wide tips for solid food grabs.

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This is very nice, my son loves them. Thanks!
If you use PLA, please note these are NOT dishwasher safe. I learned the hard way.

BUT! If you have a heatgun, you can save yourself some plastic with a little heat/warp repair :)

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chopsticks for kids! by TheCase is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution license.

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Instructions

Print, snap off the curl-control mouse-ears and hand out to your chopstick-skill-challenged little ones.

Now that I typed that, I realized that I should perhaps scale the design up. No reason to age or size discriminate against the chopstick-skill-challenged masses! Perhaps, coming soon...

This is very nice, my son loves them. Thanks!
If you use PLA, please note these are NOT dishwasher safe. I learned the hard way.

BUT! If you have a heatgun, you can save yourself some plastic with a little heat/warp repair :)
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