|(major props to my husband for helping with the drilling and cutting)
Monday, September 5, 2011
iPhone / iPod Charging Dock
This project is a little more intense than most, but well worth it in the end. I will show you how to make your very own iPhone Charging Dock that will take the place of that ugly white cord lying across your nightstand.
What You’ll Need:
iPhone / iPod charger
First, you'll want to use the head of your iPhone charger to measure the appropriate cut-out from the cover of your book. I did this by measuring the length I needed and then drilling a hole on either end.
Then, use a razor blade to cut between the holes, creating a rectangle that your charger can fit through. This rectangle will need to be deep enough that your charger can sit flush with the top of the book.
Once you've cut out the space for the charger, you will need to cut a tunnel out of the pages for the cord to lay in.
Now, if you'd like you can glue the pages of the book together...or if you've cut accurately enough or plan to remove the charger when traveling, you may not want to glue all the pages together.
Now place the book on your nightstand (or wherever you charge your iPhone/iPod) and enjoy! No one will ever suspect that beautiful novel by your bed is actually a charging dock for your iPhone! Plus, no more cords falling behind your furniture when no phone is plugged in to hold it in place.