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!
Mold for making large (120mm) snowballs or scale to the desired size. It can also be used as a snow cone bowl.
Print with the handle down, support material required. I'd recommend using PET or PLA, at least for the larger sizes.…
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