Skip navigation View an alternate layout of this website with limited styles and no horizontal scrolling
Menu
Skip to Quick Links

Knob Turner

Products are listed alphabetically.

Page 1 of 1

  1. BUILT-UP KNOB --- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with arthritis or grasping disabilities to turn knobs. Included in a chapter entitled "Living Room & Leisure Activities," this article provides detailed instructions for building up a knob. Purchase epoxy putty at a hardware store and break off a small amount of each of the two colors. Knead the two colors together to a uniform color and mold it around the knob. Allow the putty to harden at room temperature. . MATERIALS: Epoxy putty.TIT...[More Information]

  2. HEATER CONTROL AID --- CUSTOM ADAPTATION --- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with rheumatoid arthritis to operate the controls of a space heater. The heater is operated by turning a small rotatiting knob. A wooden tool with a handle and a rectangular hole in the center was fashioned. The user places the hole over the knob and operates it by pushing the tool to one side or the other. TITLE: Independence at Home. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Volume 26, Number 2, July 2006: p. 8-9. PAGES: 3 (including cover). ...[More Information]

  3. Knob Turner. ------- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Intended to facilitate turning knobs when range or strength is limited. Illustrates two knob turners to be made according to the type of knob. One is a dowel with a U shaped piece of metal fastened into one end. The other is two dowels fastened together to make a T shaped handle, fastened to a larger in diameter dowel with a wide cut in the bottom end to grip knobs with a raised horizontal finger grip. SKILLS REQUIRED: Woodworking. AUTHOR: Independ...[More Information]

  4. LAMP SWITCH EXTENSION LEVER (MODEL 6386) Picture of LAMP SWITCH EXTENSION LEVER (MODEL 6386) The Lamp Switch Extension Lever, model 6386, is a knob turner for use on table lamps by persons with grasping disabilities. The lever has three spokes and can be operated from any direction. It fits most lamp threads. Latex free....[More Information]

  5. STOVE KNOB TURNER, LONG (MODEL 16K023) Picture of STOVE KNOB TURNER, LONG (MODEL 16K023) The Stove Knob Turner, Long, model 16K023, is a knob turner designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities, arthritis, grasping or fine motor disabilities, or limited hand strength. This stove knob turner features a lightweight scratch free aluminum rod with a long handle that aids the user in grasping and turning stove knobs or reaching over hot pots....[More Information]

  6. SWEDISH TAP TURNER (MODEL 16K037A) Picture of SWEDISH TAP TURNER (MODEL 16K037A) The Swedish Tap Turner, model 16K037A, is a multi-pin tap and knob turner designed for use by individuals with arthritis, grasping disabilities, or limited grip strength. This device features a large handle and multiple nylon pins on the face to grasp many shapes of taps and knobs. The device is made of plastic....[More Information]

  7. TAP TURNER (MODEL 16K025) Picture of TAP TURNER (MODEL 16K025) The Tap Turner, model 16K025, is a tap turner designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities, arthritis, or limited hand strength. This device clamps onto a water tap or a door knob to convert knobs that are difficult to turn into levers. DIMENSIONS: 2 inches (6 centimeters) diameter....[More Information]

  8. THE GRIPPER (MODEL 16L003A) Picture of THE GRIPPER (MODEL 16L003A) The Gripper, model 18L003A, is a knob turner designed for use by individuals with fine motor or grasping disabilities, arthritis, or limited hand strength. This indoor/outdoor gripper fits over existing handles such as spigots and other hard-to-turn handles. It comes with two separate grip locks making it compatible with most valve and spigot handles. The device also features red and blue indicator caps that aid in identifying hot and cold valves in the laundry area....[More Information]

  9. WASHING MACHINE KNOB TURNER ---- CUSTOM ADAPTATION ---- PURPOSE: To enable an individual with upper extremity disabilities to set and turn on the washing machine. A piece of transparen Lexan was cut into a rectangle and the center was cut-out, creating a frame-style device. The device fits over the knob and is held in place with a hose clamp. This enables the user to turn the knob while still being able to read the printed settings around it. DIMENSIONS: The Lexan is 19 millimeters thick. TITLE: Opening Gambit. JOURNAL: ...[More Information]

Page 1 of 1

View discontinued Products (6)

AbleData, 103 W. Broad Street, Suite 400, Falls Church, VA 22046. 1-800-227-0216. Se habla español.
Maintained for the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research of the U.S. Dept. of Education
by New Editions Consulting under Contract No. ED-OSE-13-C-0064.

The records in AbleData are provided for information purposes only. Neither the U.S. Department of Education nor New Editions Consulting has examined, reviewed, or tested any product, device, or information contained in AbleData. The Department and New Editions Consulting make no endorsement, representation, or warranty express or implied as to any product, device, or information set forth in AbleData. The views expressed on this site do not necessarily represent the opinions of the Department of Education, the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, or New Editions Consulting.