Monday, February 03, 2014

3-D Printing gets Practical

I was excited about this story of a Kansas teen printing a 3-D hand for a boy born without fingers on one hand.

Using a 3-D printer at the Johnson County Library, Wilde made a prosthetic hand that opens and closes and can even hold a pencil. Photo by John Sleezer, The Kansas City Star

Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/2014/01/31/4790811/kansas-teen-uses-3-d-printer-to.html#storylink=cpy

Jo Budler, our state librarian, is using it in the legislative budget hearings she's presenting at today, Feb. 3, because it's a great use of a library makerspace. Imagine!

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