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Única / Gadening Shovel

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Gardening shovel for the practice of gardening as a hobby activity. Product developed from the observation of some animals’ act of digging (bionics), including men. The removal of the grip part of traditional tools, makes the new shovel an extension of user’s hand, and also saves material in production. It follows the principles of Universal Design, suggesting different ways of handling, appropriate to each movement held in the act of digging and different user’s abilities. Made in stamped stainless steel, with coating for the grip at the top in elastomer termoplastic - injected TPE. General dimensions: 185 x 150 x 75 mm.

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CEFETSC

CEFETSC
Florianópolis, Brazil

Joana Knobbe, José Alessandro de Oliveira, Max Rocha and Renata Schneider