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April 13, 2017 AT 8:00 am

ShoeKlips #3DPrinting #3DThursday

jailcee shared this cool project on Thingiverse!

This is a design inspired by Pentland_Designs’ “Shoelace Locks”. While I like the concept I found their original design to be overly complex and very dependent on tight printer tolerances. This is my take on it.

Use ShoeKlips to easily and quickly secure shoelaces without needing to tie or untie knots. The ShoeKlips clip together easily with one hand and also release easily with one hand. When released the clip will not undo itself all the way but rather stop on a second internal catch. This second catch is sloped so if you do need to completely undo the ShoeKlips you can by wiggling the two sections apart.

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