How to Make an iPod Dock

Create an iPod dock easily, recicling the plastic box. Completely customizable and ready to use in 10 minutes. Perfect to hold your device while sync or charging.

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How to Make an iPod Dock
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Find your iPod box, it's the most important object to do this. You just need a half of it.

Find your iPod box, it's the most important object to do this. You just need a half of it.

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On that half of the box, draw a rectangle in the center and cut it. It must be enough big as the dock adapter, to fit it there.

On that half of the box, draw a rectangle in the center and cut it. It must be enough big as the dock adapter, to fit it there.

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3
Make a cardboard covering or something like that, it just has to look good.

Make a cardboard covering or something like that, it just has to look good.

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Drill a small part on the back side of the dock for the USB cable.

Drill a small part on the back side of the dock for the USB cable.

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Insert the USB cable through the dock adaptor.

Insert the USB cable through the dock adaptor.

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Make sure this is on the correct side.

Make sure this is on the correct side.

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We'll be glueing this. Make sure you can connect the iPod on the other side, so it must be in the middle.

We'll be glueing this. Make sure you can connect the iPod on the other side, so it must be in the middle.

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Glue both parts with any strong glue or whatever.

Glue both parts with any strong glue or whatever.

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Place the glued parts on the dock. Make sure that fits correctly.

Place the glued parts on the dock. Make sure that fits correctly.

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Glue both parts with some strong glue. Make sure the glue does not come out or it'll be ugly ;)

Glue both parts with some strong glue. Make sure the glue does not come out or it'll be ugly ;)

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On the back side, tie a knot with the cable.

On the back side, tie a knot with the cable.

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Like that, and put some tape.

Like that, and put some tape.

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This is how it looks.

This is how it looks.

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And with the iPod connected.

And with the iPod connected.

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From behind.

From behind.

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Hope you like it! Any questions, ask. And if there is any english mistake, please, let me know and I'll correct, it's not my main language!

Hope you like it! Any questions, ask. And if there is any english mistake, please, let me know and I'll correct, it's not my main language!

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Share it if you liked! If you made yours and want to share it with others, send me a DM and I'll add your picture to the guide :)

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Made by a follower :)  As she said to me, "I put a strip of patterned paper on the side and put stick on flags on the top. I use it to charge my iphone!" Thanks ;)

Made by a follower :) As she said to me, "I put a strip of patterned paper on the side and put stick on flags on the top. I use it to charge my iphone!" Thanks ;)

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Another dock made by a Snapguide user! Thanks!

Another dock made by a Snapguide user! Thanks!

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Another example! Thanks!

Another example! Thanks!

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