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« on: January 29, 2013 06:42:40 AM »

http://thingiverse-production.s3.amazonaws.com/renders/ed/79/be/ac/d9/Liams_Robohand_preview_featured.jpg [Edited to remove broken image insert]

First off, I apologize for the horrendous pun. My buddy Rich and I often can't help ourselves with hand/arm jokes as we create these devices. Rich is a finger amputee, and he often tells me that he's "short handed".

With that taken care of, please let me introduce you folks to our little friend, Liam, and his "Robohand":
Rich and I designed and fabricated Liam's robohand in our garages on opposite sides of the world. His device is part of our open-source prosthetics project and was received by Liam at no cost to his family.

http://thingiverse-production.s3.amazonaws.com/renders/bf/c1/17/29/a0/Liam_with_new_hand_preview_featured.jpg [Edited to remove broken image insert]

I'm coming here to the Crafting For Good board to see if you folks can help us with something? Now that we have a completed device, we need help in making it easier for people like Liam to find us so that we can adapt this technology for use by others in need.

http://thingiverse-production.s3.amazonaws.com/renders/07/18/91/88/b1/Liam_shopping_cart_preview_featured.jpg [Edited to remove broken image insert]

Anyone can help by sharing information about our project on social media sites they are members of. The more the project is shared, the higher the chances become of a person in need of a "helping hand" Wink hearing about us. Moderators, please let me know if this request is in any way out-of-line and I will happily modify or remove it Smiley I didn't come across anything in the policies.

Thank you!
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« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2013 09:25:24 AM »

I don't have any ideas but just wanted to say what an awesome and fantastic thing you guys are doing.
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« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2013 10:30:58 AM »

Will share on FB
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« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2013 11:20:24 AM »

Do you have a fb page?
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« Reply #4 on: January 29, 2013 01:12:58 PM »

I shared this on FB. I'm Dutch but wrote it in English.

Love this, you rock for inventing, making, spreading this!!
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« Reply #5 on: January 29, 2013 05:47:31 PM »

Do you have a Facebook page or website?  Somewhere for someone to contact you about your projects?  I'd love to share with my friends.
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« Reply #6 on: January 29, 2013 11:21:28 PM »

This is unbelievably cool.  You guys are great! Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: February 04, 2013 07:37:17 PM »

My teenage son just asked me what the coolest thing is that I've seen on craftster.  So I showed him this.  He agreed.

And I figure the easiest way to get your project to go viral is to start with a teenager....
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« Reply #8 on: March 25, 2013 06:42:31 PM »

maybe have the family take a short video or collage of pics and post on youtube with your contact info. that could really get word out, especially with a few "action shots"
best of luck, you have done a really good thing for that little guy
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