Have you ever been working on a project and needed an extra hand?  I have designed a prototype that will hold, grab, and clamp  your  projects while leaving your hands free to build and work. The 3rd hand is engineered to grasp almost any object securely with an easy adjustment of the ball jointed fingers and arm extension.  The flexible arm is capable of reaching around corners, fitting in cramped places and even working upside down with the aid of a strong suction cup base mount.  I believe this prototype is practical and something I would use. Builders and DIY'ers alike should be able to access productive tools such as this.  I hope this instructables contest produces great products from inventive minds all around the globe.  If you like my design and idea, support my efforts in creating this instructables by commenting, liking, following and voting for my idea.  Thanks.

Step 1: Designing the Base

For this first step I took a dome from the primitive shapes category and placed it in the center of the workspace.   This represents a suction cup on my prototype.  A cylinder was added to the dome/suction cup; I then used the fillet tool to round off the edge in between.  Then I added a sphere and filleted the difference between the cylinder and sphere.
<p>This is really amazing job done man. When i was crawling through the images i found its for Instructables 3D contest .. Am i right..?</p>
Which contest is this in?
I have one hand and that would be extremely helpful for holding crafts but my base would need to be table mounted I pray you can put them on the market soon
Absolutely fabulous I would love one of these.
Cool ideas!!! Thanks for the feedback.
Very creative. It seems like this could be useful in a lab for holding parts during experiments or projects. Perhaps in a future version this could be a computer controlled robotic unit. Great work from a very talented designer for a 14 year old!
Hey this is a cool prototype!!! I think the uses for this are endless. Keep up the good work!!!
WOW! Such a creative idea! Keep going KyleTheCreator! Your 3rd Hand is awesome. I'm definitely voting for you! Nice design:)

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