Man Creates Amazing Superhero Prosthetics With 3D Printer For Kids In Need

Prosthetic hands are great. Prosthetic Wolverine claws are even better — especially when you’re designing and building them for children in need, as Aaron Brown has done.

Brown, a 3D printing enthusiast in Grand Rapids, Michigan, volunteers for a global organization called Enabling the Future, which designs and prints prosthetic fingers and hands for people in need.

In preparation for last month’s Grand Rapids Maker Faire, a festival which promotes “invention, creativity and resourcefulness,” Brown modified Enable’s free prosthetic hand plans, building an edition with Wolverine-inspired “claws” he thought would appeal especially to children. … (Read more)