Watch this 8-year-old girl unwrap and use her 3D printed mechanical hand

An 8-year-old girl from the UK named Isabella was recorded as she unwrapped and used her 3D-printed mechanical hand for the first time.

It was built for her by Stephen Davies, an e-NABLE volunteer on Team UnLimbited, who was born without his left hand and received his own mechanical arm through e-NABLE.

e-NABLE lets people who need prosthetic hands request one through its website, after which volunteers build and deliver one for free.

The movement was founded by Jon Schull in 2013 when he started coordinating offers for aid and requests for 3D printed hands in the comments of a video about the Robohand.

Robohand is a 3D printed mechanical hand developed by American Ivan Owen and South African Richard van As, after van As lost four of the fingers on his primary hand in a carpentry accident.

Van As has gone on to work on the RoboBEAST, a rugged 3D printer designed to work outside the comfort of a computer lab, as well as the RoboLeg.

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