How to Make a Cheap Tripod for Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod

I made this handy, adjustable tripod for my devices FOR FREE from stuff in the basement. Maybe you can too!

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How to Make a Cheap Tripod for Your iPhone, iPad, or iPod
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Grab you supplies from Lowe's if you don't have them in the garage. It will still be just a few bucks.

Grab you supplies from Lowe's if you don't have them in the garage. It will still be just a few bucks.

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I used an old telescope for my tripod. A camera one will work too.

I used an old telescope for my tripod. A camera one will work too.

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I took the cap off the telescope and used that plus my iPhone to see how large to cut my cardboard.

I took the cap off the telescope and used that plus my iPhone to see how large to cut my cardboard.

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Next, place the cap back on the telescope.

Next, place the cap back on the telescope.

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Finally, one side of the Velcro goes on the cap, the other on the cardboard. Then you can spring clamp your iPhone into place.

Finally, one side of the Velcro goes on the cap, the other on the cardboard. Then you can spring clamp your iPhone into place.

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Hit your camera app and switch to your front facing camera. Bang! You have yourself a full size tripod.

Hit your camera app and switch to your front facing camera. Bang! You have yourself a full size tripod.

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