Designs

What It’s All About?

“Open Source Hardware (OSHW) is a term for tangible artifacts — machines, devices, or other physical things — whose design has been released to the public in such a way that anyone can make, modify, distribute and use those things” – Open Source Hardware Association

The Projects

Here, we’ll collect Open Source Hardware projects from our sponsors DEMAND Design & Manufacture for Disability, who make custom equipment that helps people to live life their way. DEMAND help thousands of people each year with custom made and adapted disability kit, so keep checking back for more projects!

The Making

Each project has materials lists, manufacturing drawings and assembly guides; everything you need to get making! All designs are provided for free, you just need to purchase materials.

 

Available Open Source Designs

These designs are free for you to adapt, modify and customise however you like, but please remember to reference the original author and share a picture of your finished creation!

Attribution-ShareAlike licence

Creative Commons License

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.


The lightweight tripod supports the weight of the instrument and can be folded for transport and storage.

Get a grip on big jars!

A nice product to wall mount adaptive button switches that are commonly used with a wide variety of disability equipment.

A nice product to mount adaptive button switches to adjustable boards using velcro. Such switches are commonly used with a wide variety of disability equipment. The switchboards allow the switches to be angled and placed exactly where the user needs them for easy access.

This design is to aid the application of a roll on deodorant. Simply clamp the deodorant bottle into the clamp handle and roll away!

A nice product to help users with limited motor skills and dexterity to tap the right area of the iPad screen

A device to keep your cup the right way up

A nifty product to keep your mug or cup the right way up

A device to aid users with low dexterity and grip strength to rotate the showers adjustment handle

A nifty product to hold two straws on the side of any mug or glass. The straw holder was initially designed for Wendy who has MS and needs to use two straws to drink.

The DEMAND Instrument Stand was designed as an aid to help those with limited strength and or dexterity to play a variety of brass instruments

A nice product to wall mount adaptive button switches that are commonly used with a wide variety of disability equipment.