Gallery: Student Max Shepherd Creates an Incredible Prosthetic Arm from...


This remarkably dexterous prosthetic arm goes far beyond the accomplishments of many an advanced level LEGO Technics buff. The LEGO constructed limb uses LEGO motors, pneumatics and the classic blocks, to create a detailed prosthetic which replicates human movement with a surprising level of fluidity and complexity. Created by Max Shepherd — a student who describes the limb as being able to do some cool stuff — his video demonstration of the arm’s 12 degrees of freedom has attracted quite a YouTube following. Watch it after the jump!

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  1. Reli-Abilities February 16, 2012 at 7:23 pm

    Max, this is an amazing work of skill and imagination on your part! You should seriously consider a career in mechanicle engineering or prosthetic research in the appropriate field of study. Congradulations on your accomplishment! 😉

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