Fork / Spoon Handle

Orthopedic fork / spoon handle for people with joint problems.

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My wife occasionally has problems with her joints. When they hurt and are swollen, she can barely hold a fork in her hand.

There are "orthopedic" forks with thicker handles that can be bought, but they're usually expensive and/or ugly. We wanted something that would benefit everyone by making a 3D-printable handle for widely used (and easily available) IKEA forks.
This is the result.

I designed the fork in OpenSCAD so that the parameters could be customized if someone wants a thicker handle or has a different fork. The source code can be found on Github (, licensed as CC BY-SA so that others can profit too.

Materials and methods

- 3D printed parts
- 1 IKEA "Dragon" fork or spoon (
- 2 rubber bands



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