How A Coloradan’s Hobby And A 3-D Printer Offers A Helping Hand To People In Need

What if you could use a 3-D printer to simply and relatively inexpensively create prosthetic limbs? Jacquin Buchanan of Fort Collins is part of an international network of people who do just that — and they do it for free. The project is called e-NABLE and Buchanan, a software engineer, tells Colorado Matters about the devices, and how he became involved with his work. He recently designed a new arm for an 8-year-old Zadie Wilson of Kansas City, Missouri, and soon will start work on a device for a child in Denver.

Listen to Buchanan on Colorado Matters on

This entry was posted in Colorado Matters, Colorado Public Radio and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s