This 14 Year Old 3D Printed a Prosthetic Hand for Less Than $100

Growing up without a hand can pose many challenges. There are plenty of advanced prosthetic arms on the market that can make life easier for people but they are not cheap. Bolivian teen Leonardo Viscarra, who grew up without his left hand, has managed to design and build his own prosthesis using a 3D printer. The whole project cost less than $100.

More items like this: here

The model was taken from Thingiverse and 3D printed using thermoplastic with nylon threads. This video from Ruptly TV has more on the story.

[Source]

*some of our articles have aff links. Please read our disclaimer on how we fund Exxponent.
Read more:
CirculaFloor: Robot Tiles For Moving in VR

Using Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and other VR headsets to play games is a lot of fun. But you are...

MetaHealth Development Board with Bluetooth, HR, Motion Sensors

So you want to build your own smart gadgets? Dev boards like MetaHealth can make your job easier. Designed for prototyping...

Cyclus Smartwatch Concept by høly™

We have seen some awesome smartwatch concepts in the past. Cyclus  is a smartwatch concept that syncs with your smartphone...

Close