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Lego Prosthetic Leg

I love Christina Stephens‘ amazing time-lapse of her building her own Lego prosthetic leg.

Someone in my research lab jokingly suggested I make a prosthetic leg out of legos.

The joke’s on you – I went home and did it.

Please don’t do this yourself, I don’t want you to fall and get hurt!

Sometimes, you just need to be silly.

[via Kotaku h/t Brian]

8 thoughts on “Lego Prosthetic Leg

  1. Excellent job! I think if you could add some flexation in the ankle region, and beef up and lengthen the calf you could reduce the separation you were experiencing.

    I like the addition of toes on the foot! Do standard prosthetics have toes?

  2. Gluing the bricks would help if this prosthetic were to be used as a test of a suitable prosthetic design before ordering the official one.

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