[Discussion] mannequin arms?
Gary.Tolley at cubic.com
Tue Sep 13 15:00:22 NZST 2011
A regular hand span is at least 200mm, using my own hand as reference,
is ~200mm from tip to wrist, so therefore is a bit too high for the
RepRap to print, unless you chop it up somehow, not my hand, but the
mannequin hand model.
From: discussion-bounces at tangleball.org.nz
[mailto:discussion-bounces at tangleball.org.nz] On Behalf Of Vik Olliver
Sent: Tuesday, 13 September 2011 2:29 p.m.
To: discussion at tangleball.org.nz
Subject: Re: [Discussion] mannequin arms?
On 13/09/11 14:21, Robin Paulson wrote:
> On Thu, 25 Aug 2011 09:15:16 +1200, Cheng Eu Chew wrote:
>>> although i wonder if i could make the arms and get hands from
>>> else? they will be covered, so i don't see why not. any ideas?
>> Well, Gary's reprap is calibrated enough to print any custom shapes
>> you might need. If you can source the chicken wire or can print/make
>> the frame, putting paper mache on top of it wouldn't be so hard.
> can the reprap print something as large and complicated as a hand?
> much plastic would it need?
Probably 100-200 grams depending on size & density.
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