Step 9: Final Assembly.

Now the only thing left to do was attach the last few components, and mount the fingers to the base of the glove via the extension springs and micro-bolts.  First, I placed the button-caps into the housings, on top of the tactile switches.  I used a fast-setting epoxy called "Zap-a-gap" to secure the sheet metal covers on top of the housings.  Before glueing the metal covers in place, I scratched them up a bit with an exacto blade, to help the epoxy adhere to the metal.

Here's a video demonstrating the button assemblies of each finger segment:

To attach the fingers to the hand plates via the tiny extensions springs, I used some dental floss to pull the tiny springs through the mounting holes on the 3D-printed pieces:

Finally, I used a tweezers to hold the micro-nuts in place while I screwed the micro-bolts into them through the loops of the extension springs.  

Now that everything is snapped, soldered, bolted, and epoxied in place, it's time to take this thing on a test drive!
I've gotten several requests for more information on <strong>how much it would cost to build one's own Glove One</strong>. I decided to address this on my blog... check out the post here:<br> <br> <a href="http://sites.google.com/site/bryanceraonline/blog-2/gloveoneprice" rel="nofollow">http://sites.google.com/site/bryanceraonline/blog-2/gloveoneprice</a><br> <br> I'd love to see pictures of people's Glove One builds.&nbsp; Send em my way, and if it's okay with you, I'll feature them on my website!<br> <br> <strong>Happy making!</strong>
can other people call us ? <br>
Yeah, it's a fully functioning phone.
thanks awsome <br>can we also use a dremel to smothen the glove <br>
I doubt a dremel would be necessary... nothing needs any extreme modification.<br> <br> Several sheets of fine-grit sandpaper should do the trick. Sanding sticks can help get into the hard-to-reach areas of the printed components:<br> <br> <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Sanding-Stick-Sticks-Finishing-Kit/dp/B0039ZCQAK/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1340467750&sr=8-1&keywords=sanding+sticks" rel="nofollow">http://www.amazon.com/Sanding-Stick-Sticks-Finishing-Kit/dp/B0039ZCQAK/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1340467750&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=sanding+sticks</a><br> <br>
thanks awsome <br>can we also use a dremel to smothen the glove <br>
this is really awesome. I've just started 3d printing in the last week still trying to figure out how to make my own prints without a 3d scanner. I'd appreciate any help if you would give me some help
<p>Where can I get the glove assembly??? Please!!! ana.salazar.h17@hotmail.com</p>
<p>Hello, I want to ask how can I get the cad files because the links you have given do not lead to them?</p>
<p>I have an idea can you help me build it </p><p>Emails @younglightening@yahoo.com</p>
<p>you can use flexsometer</p>
<p>What kind of plastic is used in the glove itself and what is the thickness of the tabs with the pegs that you used to snap the fingers together?</p>
Looks like the hand of a call of duty advanced warfare exo suit.
<p>hy can you make this for me or can you provide the total 10 steps in a tutorial please</p>
<p>Hello, I would like this to be used for people who speak sign language.</p>
<p>hey man i made it \m/</p>
<p>Great project, Bryan. </p><p>It does make me laugh, all the 'if you did this' and the knockers - like they ever made a damned thing in their lives.</p><p>Keep up the making!</p>
This is awesome! Do you think could be possible to add a bluetooh connection in The glove to use It with your smartphone? It would be fantastic
<p>you could use the glove design to make a glove mouse for your computer</p>
<p>what if we add a touch screen on the hand and monitor the other function. we can simply add. and this will take the fabrication to another level .,,,Say, Glove 2....:D</p>
Is there some way you could save the files as an STL file?
<p>This is so cool! (It's totally Iron Man)</p>
How can u call from that glove u will need a microphone speaker and a sim card with its slot how is this possible
that is so very Tony Stark. Well done
<p>Hi I'm interested on making something like this but JUST the plastic parts. I'm actually building a robotic arm and need a framework to mount sensors on my hand with, that will have raised lengths coming off the top for stretch sensors. A bit like the image below, but I don't need it to be that complicated. I just need to increase the radius around my finger joints so my sensors will stretch further. I could fabricate something out of a barebones version of your glove probably, but I don't have a 3D printer. Is there any way to buy just the plastic parts for a glove from you?</p><p>If so please contact me at amadon.faul@hotmail.com</p><p>Thanks!</p>
Cool idea! BTW, if you have the watch phone, then it's already a &quot;wearable cell phone!&quot;
This is freaking awesome! I love all your ideas! Will you be my best friend?
You could also pinch the earbud wire between two pieces of fine sandpaper to remove that coating and keep your soldering iron and nostrils clean.
the CAD files wont open on sketch up is there something I am doing wrong
and incase anyone didn't know most of the burg watches have digital screens now
is there a way to keep the screen from the watch so you can save contacts incase you can't remember a phones number
Would it be possible to purhcase one from you made to order? I wouldnt mind buying yours if possible. Feel free to call or text me Steve (561) 288-0774 or Steve@fancybeasts.com
wouldn't you need a locking mechanism for the number buttons. say if you were to pick something up you wouldn't want to &quot;hand dial.&quot;
im in love with you right now
Don't get me wrong, this is a fantastic design and very cool...especially for people who are into that kind of design. <br> <br>however, don't you think that as an everyday person usage item...it's kinda going backwards?... <br> <br>we have micro-technology resulting in Blutooth and it's lightweight, and user friendly. I mean, i believe it would be kind of uncomfortable to walk around with your hand stuck to your head like that. <br> <br>although it would possibly cut down on driving while talking/texting.
Opticor, <br> <br>Thanks for the feedback. I highly suggest watching the intro video for this project, to get a better understanding of my motivation behind this project and why I designed it the way I did. <br> <br>You might also take a look at the project page on my website, here: <br>https://sites.google.com/site/bryanceraonline/project01/gloveone <br> <br>Lastly, I highly encourage you to attempt your own build, and share it here on instructables! Don't stop at telling us how you'd improve the design, show us! :) <br> <br>Bryan
How much did the watch cost?
A more detailed bill of materials (with prices) can be found on my blog, here: <br> <br>https://sites.google.com/site/bryanceraonline/blog-2/gloveoneprice
Thank you
an awesome touch of a genius <br>
When you were jumping Mario and then started flying, I lost it.... <br> <br>Funny as Hell man! +1 for you.
Can you make a printable template of a cardboard glove one? thanks
Must be what Tony Stark feels, following you from now on :D Nice work
Have you considered adding a button that disables all other buttons temporarily? That way, you could use the hand for other things without worrying about the next generation of butt-dialing.
Some sort of a button like an iPod's hold switch would be an awesome edition. <br>
yeah like a switch connected to the ground of all the buttons
what is the radius of the burg watch phone ? i'm still designing the glove to make it my self with a few modifications so i need the radius
what do u mean by that? do u mean the loudspeaker radius, or the mobile signal radius?
the circuit board of the burg phone <br />
do you have a template for the carboard one? :) <br>I love it, its just that i dont have a 3d printer, etc

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