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Backpack Hooks

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Beyond Design

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Beyond Design
Chicago, Illinois

General Information

Simple one size fits all hooks for hanging your backpack or purse from any table. Made from color MDF and designed to fit tables from .5 – 1.75 inches.

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Material Description Price
Yellow MDF Sheet

Yellow MDF Sheet

Dimensions: 12 in × 12 in, Thickness: 3/8 in dont use

File Description Unit Price

backpack hook_medium and large.ai


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Customize Hook Design

The C shape that grips onto the table is set, but I left the hook very simple. You can customize this part to be whatever shape best suits your needs.


Mill profile shape

Use either double sided tape or small tabs to secure the hooks in place. Mill the design out of your choice of MDF or experiment with new materials.

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Glue parts together

Use either super glue or wood glue to adhere the parts together. Use small dots to avoid overflow. You can stack as many as needed. 4 parts wide works well for backpacks and bags, a 2 stack is great for keys

Jackie Kane
do you have a free body diagram of how this works?
Jackie Kane
Jackie Kane
figured out all I needed re the physics thanks,
Jackie Kane