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assistivespoon gregg How To: ShapeLock assistive spoon

Gregg at Instructables made this assistive spoon using nothing more than thermoform plastic and, well, a spoon. One commenter points out that the package advises against moulding the plastic around body parts, but I wonder if that’s so that you don’t end up with a permanent (and therefore possibly dangerous to remove) bracelet or worse, collar. Or could it be because of the heat? I’d think that a thick nitrile glove would insulate your skin well enough for this stuff since it’s pretty low-temp. Got your own idea about the warning? Leave it in the comments below.

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Becky Stern is director of wearable electronics at Adafruit Industries. Her personal site: sternlab.org


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