CREPELLO wrote:Does anyone know how to finish the ends of shoe laces that have been cut short? You know how quite often laces are often too long and especially with cycling shoes, the laces can end up rubbing the chain/set, even getting caught.
So is there a good neat way of finishing cut shoe laces, that is neater than rolling them in super glue or melting the ends? Is there a widget that can do the job properly? If there isn't, the person that can invent one could be a very rich person.
Right, I'm off to the workshop
Brass and alu tubing is available from good model/engineering shops - I've got loads .Thanks for the tip; think I'll give that one a go.Abu Milhem wrote:Crimping brass/aluminium tube with a pair of side cutters is best but I rarely find this material except as scrap/salvage.
Abu Milhem wrote:The technical term for the tubes of plastic/metal that laces end in are called 'aiglets'.
ChrisButch wrote:apply a match or lighter to the end surface until it melts
Cunobelin wrote:Abu Milhem wrote:The technical term for the tubes of plastic/metal that laces end in are called 'aiglets'.
Almost the most important piece of information I have found since discovering that the nobbly coated liquorice allsorts are called "Spogs"!
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