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Old 02-27-2011, 07:04 PM
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My homemade PDA Case, and How to make a cheap, DIY case for any mp3 player or other small gadget
One day, I decided to make a case for my PDA, which I don’t really use that often, and therefore went against buying a case for it. Here is a guide oh how to make one for your own mp3 player or other gadget.
1) Choose the materials
As the title states, this is a cheap, very inexpensive case that can be made from common household materials. I personally use 3~4 different layers
Inside layer: paper or other smooth material: This allows the device to move smoothly in and out of the case
Protection Layer: I used a thin foam layer, but any cushiony protective material can be used
Outer layer- This covers the protection layer, and makes it look better. You can also cover the entire thing with a large picture to customize it to your liking
2) Assemble the Case
Wrap the inner paper layer around your device, to ensure a secure fit. Then, add a strip on the bottom to stop the device from falling out.
Next, repeat the same process with the protective and outer layer.
Btw, I used tape to hold everything together, but it may not look so good.
3) Cut out holes for ports
Finally, cut out any holes for ports that you would like to access while you have the device in the case. (Ex: headphone, data connecter… etc)
As you can probably see, this is a cheap case, but when built well, can be very inexpensive way to protect your device.
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Old 02-27-2011, 07:36 PM
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Interesting idea, I’d like to make a recommendation for your next case. Take a look at foamies sheets made of durable foam. They're soft, protect well and they have various colors. Available in thin or thick sheets, I paid .79˘ per sheet at an art supply store. Look here for an example of an amp case made from the thick sheets.
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Old 02-27-2011, 07:46 PM
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ive actually seen those foam boards, and they do look like good materials for making a case out of. Ill see if i can make one for my cowon j3 out of that material. btw, nice amp case!
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Cool case, reminds me of some explosives like C4
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Careful, I know that at least two government agencies are watching this site, since I joined.

I'm sure it's just a coincidence, of course.
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