Introduction: Mechanical Hand

Picture of Mechanical Hand

I have punlished a full instructable of this project. You can view it here.

Measurements (By Request):
-The palm is 3/4" thick lumber, 4 3/4" width at its widest, 3" width at narrowest, ~4 1/2" long
-The fingers are 3/4" diameter dowel and 1" per segment
-The arm brace is 17" long total, 14 1/2" without the part attached to the palm, 2 3/4" wide and 5/16" thick


ToggleSwitch (author)2014-05-16

Add some length to the wires and board and make it THE ULTIMATE BACK SCRATCHER!!

BashSmash101 (author)2013-07-21

Thanks for the "Jack the Ripper" Idea

youngdutchcrafters (author)2013-04-13

i think its awesome wat youre doing

Thank you! I'll try to keep it up.

rcraven1 (author)2012-12-14

I wish I had seen this back in the early 80's when I was wanting to make an articulating skeletal hand for the Ghost of Christmas Future in our college's production of 'A Christmas Carol'! I was close to this same concept and trying to use drinking straws as the base to look like bones.

Thanks so much for doing this!

kondzio29 (author)2012-11-17

Can you post some macro pictures? like hinges or springs ot the fingers?

Manick Yoj (author)kondzio292012-11-17

I will. I'm very slowly working on a full Instructable but I'm afraid it may be low on progress shots. Regardless, I will have some better macro shots of some of the elements.

kondzio29 (author)Manick Yoj2012-11-18

thanks for replying, I can't wait for the instructable ;)

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