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by LydiaOST
Mon Jun 29, 2015 10:19 pm
Forum: Hands
Topic: Cost/Benefit of thermoform palms
Replies: 6
Views: 1627

Re: Cost/Benefit of thermoform palms

Leather is an option. It would be good to ask Peregrine about his experience adapting like Adam described as well as with his leather palm and bracer.
by LydiaOST
Mon Jun 29, 2015 2:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: Opportunities in Venezuela and Columbia - What to do next?
Replies: 2
Views: 1091

Re: Opportunities in Venezuela and Columbia - What to do next?

Hi Sunday and Manuel, I just came across this Topic. Sorry I didn't respond to Sunday before now. Welcome to eNABLE! Have you already filled out our Matching system Intake Form? We like to have everyone go through our Matching system. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1fIiFAT8KN1qLPu8V9cxNRUPdifSHnGz0...
by LydiaOST
Thu Jun 04, 2015 9:07 pm
Forum: Terminal Devices/Tools
Topic: Swiss Army Device
Replies: 5
Views: 2337

Re: Swiss Army Device

Hi Megan,
Have you joined our G+ Community as well?
by LydiaOST
Tue May 05, 2015 5:06 am
Forum: General Getting Started
Topic: Getting Started - Process
Replies: 2
Views: 1564

Re: Getting Started - Process

Hi Darren, Did you read the whole welcome email? Did you check your spam folder for another email about Volunteer Resources? Also, yes, you do print a test hand, but I thought the instructions were in the Welcome email. I help manage the G+ Community, but I'm not part of the Matching team, so I don'...
by LydiaOST
Fri May 01, 2015 7:38 pm
Forum: General Administrative
Topic: I constantly have to login to this forum.
Replies: 1
Views: 1411

Re: I constantly have to login to this forum.

Hi Jayson, Thanks for reporting the issue. That's an odd one. I haven't experienced it yet. It sounds like something to discuss one on one so you can tell one of us how you have things set up. It would need some troubleshooting. We'll figure out who's the best one of us Admins to do that with you. -...
by LydiaOST
Sat Apr 25, 2015 7:47 pm
Forum: Arms
Topic: Monette Socket and Modular Arm
Replies: 1
Views: 1076

Re: Monette Socket and Modular Arm

Very cool, Skip and Jeff!
by LydiaOST
Sat Apr 25, 2015 7:42 pm
Forum: Arms
Topic: Arm Team
Replies: 4
Views: 1891

Re: Arm Team

Hi Chris, Did you fill out the Intake form or add yourself to the Arm team list linked in this Topic? There are lots of ways you could become involved with eNABLE. :) Definitely join the Google Plus group and add me to your circles as well, and I can help you get plugged into the Arm Team and other ...
by LydiaOST
Tue Apr 21, 2015 10:08 am
Forum: General Getting Started
Topic: Minimum Build Volume
Replies: 2
Views: 1440

Re: Minimum Build Volume

Yeah, we usually recommend at least 6 inches by 9 inches so adult-sized parts can be printed. :)
by LydiaOST
Wed Apr 15, 2015 6:28 am
Forum: General R&D
Topic: Low cost 3D scanner
Replies: 3
Views: 1365

Re: Low cost 3D scanner

Drew,
Have you tested the low-tech idea Aaron Brown used of making a photocopy of a hand using a flatbed scanner? Steve Wood tested it for feet when experimenting with his 3D printed Insole project.
http://www.gyrobot.co.uk/blog/my-advent ... s-part-1-4
by LydiaOST
Mon Apr 13, 2015 3:18 am
Forum: General R&D
Topic: New filament development
Replies: 10
Views: 2090

Re: New filament development

Hi Piret, I'm glad I could provide little pieces of info for you. :) Peregrine was saying that if you use the solvent, the vitrifying is temporary, but the smooth finish stays. There are Youtube videos about it. Maybe use "ABS smooth finish" for some key words. "Acetone Vapor Smoothin...
by LydiaOST
Sun Apr 12, 2015 1:49 am
Forum: General Getting Started
Topic: Material used - PLA?
Replies: 1
Views: 1276

Re: Material used - PLA?

Hi Darren, Yes, we use PLA and ABS for most of our designs. The Flexi-hand uses Filaflex. Laird, an experienced Fabricator in our group said, "you want a printer with a print bed that's 6x9 or larger, so you can print parts for adults. This is a pretty common print bed size, for example, Makerb...
by LydiaOST
Sun Apr 12, 2015 1:38 am
Forum: General R&D
Topic: New filament development
Replies: 10
Views: 2090

Re: New filament development

Hi Piret,

Have you heard of FilaStruder? Its a DIY filament extruder (PID controller, heater, etc.), TPU pellets are supposedly what things like Filaflex and Ninjaflex are made out of.
by LydiaOST
Wed Apr 01, 2015 12:14 am
Forum: General Administrative
Topic: Sharing the Info Booth Duties
Replies: 3
Views: 1381

Re: Sharing the Info Booth Duties

So, we have the City Challenge started so people can begin their groups as simple Meetups and grow their chapter from there. I have a feeling some chapters will want more formal structure than others. So John, your BSA resource would be useful for those who'd like more structure to their chapter. :)...
by LydiaOST
Mon Mar 30, 2015 4:35 am
Forum: General R&D
Topic: New filament development
Replies: 10
Views: 2090

Re: New filament development

Yay! Glad to see you on here, Piret! I tagged a bunch of people about this on Google + for you. Hopefully some of them will respond within a few days. :)
by LydiaOST
Wed Mar 25, 2015 11:28 pm
Forum: General Administrative
Topic: Sharing the Info Booth Duties
Replies: 3
Views: 1381

Sharing the Info Booth Duties

I wasn't sure what to call this topic. I'd be happy to change the title to something better. :)
by LydiaOST
Wed Mar 25, 2015 2:34 am
Forum: Hands
Topic: Digit Kit
Replies: 4
Views: 1410

Re: Digit Kit

John P, take a look at this!
by LydiaOST
Mon Mar 23, 2015 1:28 am
Forum: Hands
Topic: new volunteer printing first hand
Replies: 3
Views: 944

Re: new volunteer printing first hand

May I move this topic to the Getting Started sub-forum?
by LydiaOST
Sun Mar 22, 2015 11:04 pm
Forum: Hand-o-matic
Topic: Suggestion: Parametric screw holes
Replies: 4
Views: 1566

Re: Suggestion: Parametric screw holes

Don't we need to make all the holes parametric? Or do big hands really need bigger Chicago screws/Snap pins as well as the other screws to be strong enough to hold up under adult use?
by LydiaOST
Thu Mar 19, 2015 10:53 pm
Forum: General Getting Started
Topic: how can i get involved in making prosthetics?
Replies: 4
Views: 2173

Re: how can i get involved in making prosthetics?

Hi Neeraj, It sounds like you are looking for a mentor. The Matching team also matches new fabricators with experienced fabricators, so I would encourage you to fill out our New Member form (otherwise known as our Matching system Intake Form). https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1fIiFAT8KN1qLPu8V9cxNRUP...
by LydiaOST
Wed Mar 18, 2015 1:46 am
Forum: Terminal Devices/Tools
Topic: Swiss Army Device
Replies: 5
Views: 2337

Re: Swiss Army Device

9-year-old Aidan Robinson created a prosthesis that's a socket and a rod with threads on the end. http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/11/the-boy-with-the-lego-hand/382637/ Excerpt from the above article: "Using old toys and parts donated from a hardware store, he fashioned togeth...
by LydiaOST
Mon Mar 16, 2015 5:23 am
Forum: Terminal Devices/Tools
Topic: Sockets
Replies: 0
Views: 829

Sockets

Do we need this topic? If not, I can delete it.
by LydiaOST
Mon Mar 16, 2015 5:11 am
Forum: Technical Q&A
Topic: Skeinforge Settings Help
Replies: 12
Views: 3079

Re: Skeinforge Settings Help

lol. I cool my laptop w/ an external fan. :)
by LydiaOST
Sun Mar 15, 2015 6:42 am
Forum: Hands
Topic: A new finger design
Replies: 2
Views: 1095

Re: A new finger design

Sorry Javier, I think Richard hasn't seen your reply. He may not be signed up for the Forum. I was trying to start a thread here for research and Development purposes. Try adding him to your Google plus circles and contacting him through Google plus.
by LydiaOST
Sun Mar 15, 2015 6:23 am
Forum: General R&D
Topic: Swiss Army Hands
Replies: 6
Views: 2316

Re: Swiss Army Hands

I bet a Tweezers slot could be designed into the top of the palm or somewhere on the bracer. :)
by LydiaOST
Fri Mar 13, 2015 2:17 am
Forum: Terminal Devices/Tools
Topic: Swiss Army Device
Replies: 5
Views: 2337

Swiss Army Device

Something Terminal devices could attach to.
by LydiaOST
Tue Mar 03, 2015 4:28 am
Forum: Arms
Topic: Airy Arm
Replies: 36
Views: 10608

Airy Arm

Starting a topic for Elizabeth Jackson's exoskeleton design.
by LydiaOST
Fri Feb 20, 2015 5:36 pm
Forum: General R&D
Topic: Development of standardisation for parts
Replies: 3
Views: 1057

Re: Development of standardisation for parts

Drew, feel free to describe the testing you wish you had time to do and post the links to the designs you came across that you'd like to mix. Someone may have more time to model and test, and be just as curious as you are. Someone (or multiple someones) could take this and run with it if you lay out...
by LydiaOST
Wed Feb 18, 2015 11:51 pm
Forum: Hands
Topic: A new finger design
Replies: 2
Views: 1095

A new finger design

From our Google Plus Community: https://plus.google.com/117007638386382555538/posts/WKoPY439zmh "Hello, My name is Richard Lavallee. I am a 3D artist from Winnipeg Manitoba Canada and own 2 3D printers, one that I built and another I purchased, recently I created a pinky finger replacement for ...
by LydiaOST
Wed Feb 18, 2015 3:51 am
Forum: General Administrative
Topic: Processes and Procedures
Replies: 3
Views: 1218

Re: Processes and Procedures

I wasn't suggesting a forum. I was just thinking of different processes and procedures we need to establish. Could we see if a topic is enough?
by LydiaOST
Wed Feb 18, 2015 12:09 am
Forum: General Getting Started
Topic: Hand Anatomy 101
Replies: 2
Views: 2506

Re: Hand Anatomy 101

Would this be the right spot to put an exploded diagram of an eNABLE hand with all parts labeled with agreed-upon terms? See topic about Bracers.
by LydiaOST
Tue Feb 17, 2015 7:34 pm
Forum: Hands
Topic: Bracer; Gauntlet; Sleeve; Cuff; Bracelet
Replies: 11
Views: 3272

Re: Bracer; Gauntlet; Sleeve; Cuff; Bracelet

Yeah, I would go with bracer. Its current usage in English is the most accurate for what we're talking about. A gauntlet is an entire glove that covers up to mid-forearm. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gauntlet_%28glove%29 The word "Bracelet" is heavily associated with jewelry in English, an...
by LydiaOST
Tue Feb 17, 2015 5:40 pm
Forum: Hands
Topic: Fill when printing
Replies: 12
Views: 2496

Re: Fill when printing

Hi Bot,
I cross-posted your question in the G+ Community:
https://plus.google.com/u/0/10726453640 ... rsCHWwtGT8
by LydiaOST
Mon Feb 16, 2015 9:22 am
Forum: General Administrative
Topic: Forum Suggestion Box
Replies: 7
Views: 1900

Re: Forum Suggestion Box

Instructions on how to do various things would be great to have in the "Getting Started" section.

So far we need:
--How to set up/use social login as a user.
--How to (or can we even) tag users in forum posts.
by LydiaOST
Sun Feb 15, 2015 12:38 am
Forum: General Getting Started
Topic: I want to buy a 3D printer
Replies: 17
Views: 6247

Shashi Jain's Slicer Settings Website

"Slicershare makes it easy to get great 3D prints, using any material, by letting you find the best slicer settings available."

http://slicershare.com/

http://slicershare.com/upload/ to share your favorite Slicer Settings. :)
by LydiaOST
Sun Feb 15, 2015 12:32 am
Forum: General Getting Started
Topic: I want to buy a 3D printer
Replies: 17
Views: 6247

Joe Cross's 3D printer reviews database

We have a Printer Review database here.
http://spc4.e-nable.me/
by LydiaOST
Sat Feb 14, 2015 11:34 pm
Forum: General R&D
Topic: Swiss Army Hands
Replies: 6
Views: 2316

Swiss Army Hands

Picatinny hands and terminal devices among other things.
by LydiaOST
Sat Feb 14, 2015 11:31 pm
Forum: General R&D
Topic: Tensioners
Replies: 16
Views: 4423

Tensioners

Just testing this topic. Feel free to remove it if its still empty two weeks from now. :)
by LydiaOST
Sat Feb 14, 2015 11:23 pm
Forum: Arms
Topic: Arm Team
Replies: 4
Views: 1891

Arm Team

Arm Team Meeting #1(Recorded) https://plus.google.com/u/1/events/csnr1ak50mm4s0ap0lees1ev1f4?authkey=CKTrpK_ejqfBfg Meeting #1 Notes https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ZaH1SVXd7LFwGqTkVyqEHkzFUjsLhaLwvQO4rC3XZ5o/edit Skip's document "The Maturity of e-NABLE Arm Designs" https://docs.goog...
by LydiaOST
Sat Feb 14, 2015 10:37 pm
Forum: General Administrative
Topic: Processes and Procedures
Replies: 3
Views: 1218

Processes and Procedures

--Arm design Ratification
--Others

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