Boy Scout Creates Ear Guard For People Who Feel Pain From Wearing Face Masks All Day – Design You Trust

Boy Scout Creates Ear Guard For People Who Feel Pain From Wearing Face Masks All Day


Facebook

It’s not just the medical workers that have to wear face masks all day to protect themselves – cashiers, delivery drivers, and all other workers rely on them too. And many of them are suffering from the same problem – ear pain from wearing the masks for prolonged periods of time. But that’s where Quinn Callander, a boy scout from Canada, came to help.

More: Facebook h/t: demilked


Facebook

Quinn used his 3D printing skills to come up with a simple yet genius ear guard that protects people’s ears from the painful straps of the face masks.

The boy came up with the idea for the ear guards after one Canadian hospital asked for help dealing with the problem of ear pain. Quinn’s ear guards transfer the tension of the mask straps from the ears to the special 3D printed strap on the back of a person’s head. Who could have thought that the solution could be so simple?

“Quinn answered a request from the local hospitals for help with creating “ear guards” to help take the pressure off health care workers’ ears from wearing masks all day,” wrote Quinn’s mom Heather on Facebook. “He got busy on his 3D printer and has been turning out dozens of ear guards to donate.”


Facebook

If you have a 3D printer at home, you can print one of these ear guards for yourself using Quinn’s template – you can find it here!

If you want more awesome content, subscribe to 'Oh, Design You Trust,' our brand new Facebook page! Trust me, you won't be disappointed.

More Inspiring Stories

Felt Artist Packs Adorably Realistic Cat Heads Into Furry "Cat Frame" Portraits
This Artist Creates Baroque And Gothic Wall Mounts Out Of Taxidermied Spiders
"These Things Take Time": The Online Sanctuary of Loïc Sattler
French Street Artist Paints Stunning 3D Graffiti And It’s Not For The Faint Of Heart
See How This Illuminated Portrait Of Nikola Tesla Was Made
Insanely Creepy Skulls Carved Out Of Fruit & Veg
This Awesome Vending Machine Offers Short Stories And Poems Instead Of Snacks
Stunning Glass Animal Sculptures By Scott Bisson
Japanese Artist Creates The Most Realistic-Looking Wearable Animal Heads You’ve Ever Seen
Ghost Sculptures Of WW1 Soldiers Erected In An Old English Cemetery
SFX Artist’s Gruesome NSFW Makeup That’s Distressing Yet Satisfying, All At Once
Italian Pastry Chef Creates Miniature Worlds With Desserts
Cute Cat Hats by Amélie Segarceanu
Crack Yourself Up With Sean Charmatz’s Amazing Creations
"City Of Light": 1939 New York World’s Fair Diorama In The Making
"Dystopian Underworld": The Superb 3D Concept Artworks of Andrea Marcias
"Sweetheart Grips": WWII Soldiers Would Make Clear Grips For Their Pistols To Display Their Sweethearts
Dimensions Blur In Aakash Nihalani’s Minimalist Optical Illusions
Stylish Handmade "Book Bags" Designed To Carry Your Favorite Novel With You
South African Artist Creates Fantastic Life-Sized Cake Sculptures
These Geometric Pet Beds Are An Ideal Resting Spot For Modern Cats And Dogs
Meet World’s Most Versatile Cosplayer: Young Russian Chameleon Ilona Bugaeva
"Dreaming Of Us": The Superb Digital Cyberpunk And Dystopian Art Works Of Leopoldo D'Angelo
Anthony Hopkins Testing Different Masks for Hannibal Lecter in ‘The Silence of the Lambs’, 1991