Instructables

Help make Power Laces a reality

Blake Bevin wowed us with the Power Laces Instructable that brought a bit of Back to the Future Part II to life. Thanks to the massive reception from the project she has decided to take the idea quite a bit further and make it a real product for sci-fi fans and people with motor skill disabilities. 

The new development will require some money and so Blake has turned to Kickstarter to get funds for the project. So if you want to support a fellow maker and help these things become real, kick in a few bucks to help it get going.

Power Laces Kickstarter page
via engadget


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violentned3 years ago
do they have to be power show laces? could make them without laces easier probably
Show us!
KentsOkay3 years ago
I want these. On my Chuck Taylors. Now.
Kirt3 years ago
Nike has already filed a patent on these. Good luck though. http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-20015323-1.html
fungus amungus (author)  Kirt3 years ago
They filed late last year, but there have already been a couple of patents issued before them, in 2004 and 2006. Should be interesting.
bowmaster Kirt3 years ago
No, something about preexisting art voided the patent or so I've heard.
Wasagi3 years ago
Hooray! Support the future!