Introducing the Semi-Horned Oblong Versatile Eating Ladle, or as we like to call it, the S.H.O.V.E.L. This is not your run-of-the-mill spork (foon), ladies and gentlemen! It also has a serrated knife, a bottle cap opener, and six feet of red paracord to wrap around its sturdy titanium body. Here's the best part: it's open-sourced. (No, we aren't joking.)
We want to show the world that OSHW is not just circuits and PCBs. The idea of open source can be applied to just about any product . This S.H.O.V.E.L. is intended as more of a figurehead example of open-sourcing EVERYTHING. In the end, we hope that open-sourcing doesn't stop with circuits, let alone a spork. The sky is the limit with OSHW. Think you can design a better S.H.O.V.E.L.? Go for it! Download the files below and make your own. "No patents pending."
Whether it's for assembling a kit, hacking an enclosure, or creating your own parts; the DIY skill is all about knowing how to use tools and the techniques associated with them.
Skill Level: Noob - Basic assembly is required. You may need to provide your own basic tools like a screwdriver, hammer or scissors. Power tools or custom parts are not required. Instructions will be included and easy to follow. Sewing may be required, but only with included patterns.
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Based on 4 ratings:
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When examining the available features that come standard on this item, combined with the consideration of the manufacturing techniques involved and and trade-offs required to achieve a $10 dollar item. This is the best possible use for your money. Hands down.
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He was very excited to get it for his birthday, but I don't think he's had a chance to try it out yet. But I know he will first chance he gets.
Perfect tool for eating and opening!
I bought several of them for my friends (and one for myself) as a more "ecologically conscious" replacement for the plastic sporks at the local fast food places where we get together (and good Xmas presents). However, that hole for the paracord could stand to be a bit largeer, which is why I could only give it 4 stars rather than 5.