About this device
Keywords 3D printing, spork, eating utensil, plastic
Uses cooking, development, industry
Authors Theron Krapek
Status Designed
Made? Yes
Replicated? No
Designed in United States
Affiliations MOST
Cost USD $ 0.24
SDGs SDG08 Decent work and economic growth
License data
Hardware CC BY-SA 4.0
Instructions data
Manufacturing files https://www.youmagine.com/designs/spoon-multi-tool#documents
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Spoon Multi-tool[edit | edit source]

Project developed by Theron Krapek

Abstract[edit | edit source]

  1. This is a Spoon multi-tool that was built using open-source technology. It is appropriate because it takes something relatively important and expensive (20$) range and make it easy to manufacture and cheap. It forfills the need for a cheap food multi-tool that would allow you to utilize it as a fork, spoon, can opener and bottle opener. This could be used in poor places that have
  2. Picture of completed print using your printer

Bill of Materials[edit | edit source]

  1. This print only requires the pla to complete and it used 12 grams, this comes out to 24 cents as the cost
    1. Source files[1]
    2. STLs[2]

Tools needed[edit | edit source]

  1. MOST Delta RepRap or similar RepRap 3-D printer
  2. File or Xacto Knife

Skills and knowledge needed[edit | edit source]

  • N/A

Technical Specifications and Assembly Instructions[edit | edit source]

  1. This is a rather simple print, Step 1 load STL file into Cura, Step 2 Slice it in Cura to make printable file, Step 3 put printable file into your Athena 2 and print it, Step 4 take it off the print bed carefully, Step 5 remove the supports on the fork.
  2. 50 minutes
  3. 3 minutes assembly time

Common Problems and Solutions[edit | edit source]

  • Some Common mistakes to overcome is to be careful removing the part from the plate as it could break and to be careful removing the supports from the part also.

Cost savings[edit | edit source]

  1. 24 cents
  2. Spoon Multi-tool [3]
  3. You save 19 dollars and 76 cents

Benefited Internet Communities[edit | edit source]

  1. Hiking Groups[4]
  2. Open Source Food [5]
  3. Open Source CAD [6]
  4. Survival Junkies [7]
  5. Cheap alternatives [8]

References[edit | edit source]