Kind of a Big Project

Upon acquiring new lab space in Yellow Springs, I have wanted to expand Form5’s equipment allowing research to continue in…

What’s Next

Although it seems Form5’s movement has slowed down a bit, in contrast, everything is in full swing. After Forming 5 I…

The Finishings of Forming 5

Upon giving Maddie her arm, I couldn’t have been in more of a state of complete content and euphoria. The project I…

Forming 5: Maddie

It has been a little over a month since 7-year old Maddie received a life-changing prosthetic device from Form5! We…

Forming 5: Phase 3

I have been predicting this for months but I’ve been quite aware that the third and final phase of Forming…

Forming 5: Problem|Cause|Solution

Problem: In recent developments within Forming 5, I have discovered a minor systematic issue in extruding my own filament. In producing adequate recycled filament the two main contributors are making fine plastic mulch and patience in the extruding process. During extrusion, it is beneficial to have a cooling fan to help manipulate the filament as it comes out of […]

Forming 5: Update

After winter break I’d been contemplating what’s in the best interest of my project and at the halfway point of…

Forming 5: Making Filament

As Form5 Prosthetics and our eco-friendly movement continues to grow we will be re-designing our way of documenting our progress with…

A year of Reform!

In the beginning of 2016,  the blog I started in 2013 “Alive With Five” completely transformed in unimaginable ways. Within…