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vantage
10-13-2015, 09:23 PM
Has anybody come across a device to assist someone with weakness in their hands and arms to safely pour wine from a bottle into a wine glass?

Have seen numerous tipping devices for kettles and milk cartons but not a wine bottle, or any similarly sized bottle.

nukecad
10-14-2015, 12:58 AM
There are some out there, from clip on handles, to wicker baskets, to cradles that tip up.
I assume you have tried googling for one? (They do seem a bit hard to find).

Here's a cheap one -only £295 (EEEK!)
http://www.wineware.co.uk/decanting/wine-serving-accessories/decanting-cradles


This might be more the sort of thing you are looking for, from an Austrailian outfit, although I can't find a price for it.
http://www.technicalaidact.org.au/_assets/aids/Wine%20Bottle%20tipper.jpg
http://www.technicalaidact.org.au/what-we-do/Miscellaneous.html

Looking at that one, if you know someone who is handy with wood they may be able to make something like it for you?

Looks a bit 'clunky' but I suppose it depends if its for your own use, or for on the table at a dinner party.

It could also do with something to hold the bottle in place when it's tipped right up, and some adjustment for different bottles?
(I can feel a session with my design software on the other computer coming on).

vantage
10-14-2015, 06:55 PM
Thanks nukecad. Love the one on the link, but how much?

I've found a few now, around the £40 mark.

Like you I've had my design hat on. I see a need for a 3D printer.....

nukecad
10-14-2015, 08:46 PM
I'm thinking something in wireform, maybe with a chrome finish, rather than 3D printed.

But I've not ruled out injection moulding either.

Depends on quantities, with some thing like this wireform is usually better for smaller quantities

vantage
10-14-2015, 09:25 PM
Wireform are the types I've seen, some rather ornate. Perhaps I should get my old meccano set out, perhaps a little motor to tip the bottom.

nukecad
10-14-2015, 09:39 PM
Wireform are the types I've seen, some rather ornate. Perhaps I should get my old meccano set out, perhaps a little motor to tip the bottom.

Aah, prototyping the old way.

Befor everbody got lazy and wanted a 3D printer. LOL

dlfteam
10-15-2015, 10:02 AM
Lakeland used to do these, but they have not updated their records. You might want to speak to them- http://www.dlf-data.org.uk/report_items.php?reportid=561f792d157d3&view

Dlf team

reddivine
10-16-2015, 06:59 AM
I would reccomend looking on instructables. (google them - if somewhere, someone has thought of it, it will be there!!) and also Etsy. a craft website but i have seen some wicked gadgets on there ....

reddivine
10-16-2015, 07:47 AM
so I did (curiosity got me!) heres a few for under £20 https://www.etsy.com/uk/search/home-and-living/kitchen-and-dining?q=bottle+pourer&ref=esearch_group0

vantage
10-17-2015, 02:23 PM
Thanks for all the suggestions.