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.

In the Maker Shed:



ShapeLock Plastic


Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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