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Make: Ultimate Guide to 3D Printing 2014 by Mark Frauenfelder

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LIFE-CHANGING 3D PRINTS

WRITTEN BY CRAIG COUDEN

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Robohand

After cutting off four fingers in a woodworking accident, Richard Van As saw a need for affordable mechanical prosthetic hands. Using two donated MakerBots, he and 3D designer Ivan Owen came up with Robohand, a custom appendage for kids missing fingers. Best of all, the designs are open source and available on Thingiverse — when outgrown, simply reprint. robohand.net

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Kaiba’s Tracheal Splint

Doctors from the University of Michigan 3D printed a tracheal splint to stabilize baby Kaiba’s underdeveloped ...

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