Design Challenge: Hand Gondola

Posted by on Thursday, March 8, 2012 in Uncategorized
"Okay" by cyclone

"Okay" by cyclone

Using the really excellent information over at Sandy Noble’s Polargraph website and with help from John Abella and a few others I’ve built a drawing robot.  While I’m very happy with the printed gondola John designed, I thought that it might be fun to have a gondola in the shape of a hand.  I have no idea if it would work well or terribly, but I do know it would be fun.  Here’s the challenge:

  • Design an STL of a printable scanned copy of a human hand in the position of holding a pen for drawing/writing.
  • The hand would need to have a way to attach to two lines of thin monofilament on the left and right.
  • The hand would need to have a way to hold pens of slightly varying diameter.
  • Upload your designs to Thingiverse with an open license and tag it “drawbothand

The person who uploads a hand gondola gets 9000 internet points and, if they wish, a picture drawn by my robot!

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