My first test was a very basic one.

Since I don’t know how to model in 3D, I checked for existing hair clips stl-files online. The most appealing one was the 3D printed hair clip on thingiverse 

3D printed hairclipI downloaded the file and ordered a print ( in ABS) at 3dee in Antwerp. Wow, it was a bit rough and stiff,  but it really worked… for a while.
Now it’s broken.

Good things:

To improve:

  • Firmness
  • Flexibility of the clasp

Update September 1 – 2016

I should also check some other interesting clips on thingiverse: the Mini Hair Claw and the banana hairclip.

Test 1: My first basic 3D printed hair clip

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