Introduction: Robotic Hand

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This instructable will teach you how to make a robotic hand with metal.

What you will need:

5" x7" Aluminum

Permanent marker

Scissors

Step 1: Finger Pieces

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Trace similar pieces like the pictures on to the Aluminum 9x and cut them out.

Then bend the piece like the pictures.

Step 2: The Finger Tips

Picture of The Finger Tips

Trace similar pieces like pictures 5x then cut them out.

Bend pieces like pictures.

Step 3: Thum Guard

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Trace piece similar to pictures then cut out and bend.

Optional: Glue pieces to glove and attach wires.

Step 4: Placement

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Put the thum guard on first. One finger piece goes on the thum and two on the others. Put the finger tips on last.

Comments

ashleyjlong (author)2014-10-23

Do the edges of the aluminum poke you at all? I'd be tempted to rubberize the inside edges or pad them.

hematime808 (author)ashleyjlong2014-11-02

I'd recommend filing the edges of the aluminum before attempting to bend. You should check out https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0N-3Z1O_EvE . Its a good tutorial on beginner level armoring.

MsSweetSatisfaction (author)2014-10-21

Cool design, must be fun to run around with a robot hand. Thanks for sharing!

Thanks

Effix9000 (author)2014-10-23

I did cut myself a few times in the process, so I decided to cut the pieces a little bigger so I could bend the edges inwards so it would be rounded and not sharp.

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