How to design a shoe horn pin

Shoe horn prototype with a pin that allow the user to pick up their shoes and easily put them on.

Published: Nov 09, 2012
How to design a shoe horn pin

Image: LABoral

After discussing the dimmensions, characteristics, the group use autocad to design the tool and the laser cutting machine to cut out the first shoe horn prototype.

It was important to come out with a system that allowed the user to open and close the pin to pick up the shoes. An easier version of the Bowden system might work to make the pin work out.

 


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