Intro: 3d Printed Mechanical Hand
I made this hand from photos of a wooden one that was laser cut
Step 1: Making the Hand
First designed the hand in pieces on solid edge
Step 2: Assembling on Cad
Once I had designed the pieces i assembled them on solid edge.
Step 3: Printing
Now I exported the pieces to makerbot and printed on a makerbot replicator.
Step 4: Laser Cutter
Now I drew and laser cut over 100 plastic rings to act as bearings.
Step 5: Assembling
I now assembled the pieces using wooden dowls (8mm) and threaded the pieces and plastic bearings. After a lot of tweaking I was done.