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oct 29, 2010

omhu cane

canes by omhu

driven by the lack of exciting choices when it comes to assistive products, new york-based company omhu has created a series of walking sticks that integrate design and essential comfort. meaning ‘with great care’ in danish, omhu canes are influenced by the ease and effortlessness of scandinavian furniture coupled with the quality of hand-finished wood used for hockey sticks and skateboards.

styled from baltic birch with a natural oil finish, the design features a generous handle for an easy and secure grip. the wide and symmetrical curve of the handle allows users to easily lean the walking stick against a wall. the shaft is crafted from high-strength, lightweight recyclable aluminum which is capped with a patent pending tip made from the synthetic rubber used in high performance athletic shoes for cushioning and traction. available in three different sizes to fit the individual user, the product is finished in six different colours of bicycle paint using a zero-waste powder coating process.

(left) handle detail, made from baltic birch (right) tip detail, made from the synthetic rubber used in high performance athletic shoes

available in six different colours

tip components

(clockwise from top left) powder coating process; cane foot samples; cane wood samples; handles in the CNC router

  • Beautiful. Perfect for younger users.

    Scott says:
  • Very good design!!!

    BeatriceS says:
  • I really like it!

    Sonja says:
  • As an infrequent cane user, the design left out a most important feature, that is the adjustability of the length.
    There is also another feature recently added to the convenience of a cane and that is the broad based triangular shaped rubber cane tip which allows the cane to stand by itself, without falling over and gives excellent support on sand and/or soft ground in addition to being slip proof on wet surfaces.

    DG says:
  • The OMHU cane comes in three sizes. If you are working with a PT he or she might want to have the cane sized exactly. We’re happy to fill special orders and a specialty retailer can also retrofit the cane.
    The handle has grip strips on the side – so when you lean it against a wall or other surface it doesn’t slide easily.
    We’re also launching a wall mounted cane dock for the home – stay tuned.

    Rie Norregaard says:
  • Very Nice ! i love it !

    mistercanne says:

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