How to Build a iPhone Dock With Speakers and Charger

I wanted to build a iPhone charger and speaker for my daughters new room and phone. I used hand tools and very basic woodworking skills. I was a bit surprised at sound quality of natural speakers.

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How to Build a iPhone Dock With Speakers and Charger
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Buy your favorite wood see craft store or hardware store.

Buy your favorite wood see craft store or hardware store.

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I went with poplar it was light and easy to work with.

I went with poplar it was light and easy to work with.

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3
Sand with hand or use sander go with grain of wood.

Sand with hand or use sander go with grain of wood.

4
Not much grain to see but really smooth.

Not much grain to see but really smooth.

5
Set up a mock up of what you want to build. I found the silver grommets to give a finished look.

Set up a mock up of what you want to build. I found the silver grommets to give a finished look.

6
Lay out your cuts with pencil on wood.

Lay out your cuts with pencil on wood.

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Mark iPhone size think small easier to enlarge later.

Mark iPhone size think small easier to enlarge later.

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Drill speaker holes

Drill speaker holes

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Clean up with roto zip /dremel or router .

Clean up with roto zip /dremel or router .

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Test fit

Test fit

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First pass with roto zip go slow and take a little bit off at time.

First pass with roto zip go slow and take a little bit off at time.

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Note small increase.

Note small increase.

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Test fit again.

Test fit again.

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Drill holes for speakers into speaker cavity (see small black holes next to charger)and drill hole for charger.

Drill holes for speakers into speaker cavity (see small black holes next to charger)and drill hole for charger.

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Bottom of charger cord.

Bottom of charger cord.

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Test fit then hot glue in place.

Test fit then hot glue in place.

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Check it out, I was surprised at sound increase from speaker cavity connections.

Check it out, I was surprised at sound increase from speaker cavity connections.

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My  14 year old daughter loves the retro look and how it sounds. She is pretty proud of her dad.

My 14 year old daughter loves the retro look and how it sounds. She is pretty proud of her dad.

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