Barnsley father makes 3D printed arms for toddler son

A father whose son was born with no right hand has created several artificial limbs for him using a 3D printer set up in his bedroom.
Three-year-old Tommy Dengel can now pick things up, shake hands and "fist bump" his dad Adam using his DIY arm.
After a charity provided the design, Mr Dengel, 29, bought a 3D printer and spent hours mastering the technique.
He said one of his son's favourite arms - the Buzz Lightyear one - had broken due to constant use.
Tommy was born with a short forearm and missing his hand due to amniotic band syndrome - a rare condition where stray bands of... read more

 
14 March 2018 in Regional, Views: 126
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