25 DIY iPhone Docks And Stands
If you don’t want to dish out the cash for a dock or stand that didn’t come with your new Apple iPhone or iPod Touch, then consider making your own. Some are very simple and stripped down to a basic design and others are complex and even gear driven. Either way, they are all do-it-yourself and not purchased from the store.
Paper iPhone Dock | Dessine moi un objet
Download and print out the template for this paper iPhone dock. Comes with video instructions on how to set it up.
iPhone Binder Clip Dock | gizak
A 10:00 video on how to turn a bunch of binder clips into an iPhone/iTouch/iPod dock.
iPhone Box Dock | iPhone Savior
Turn your iPhone box into a fully functional dock.
iPhone Anti-interference Shield/Dock | behrensgroup
Here is a creative way to use a Red Bull can to make a dock for the iPhone. There is also a claim that this dock will eliminate interference with nearby speakers.
Automata Wooden Crank Dock | Murtaza Lakdawala
This one involves some carpentry skills, but here is a way to make a wooden gear-driven iPhone dock.
Recycled CD iPhone Dock | Geeky-Gadgets
Use some old CD’s or DVD’s to create this DIY iPhone dock.
Laser-cut Acrylic iPhone Dock | todbot
This one may not be so much of a DIY, you’ll need access to a laser cutter. The end result is pretty slick though.
LEGO iPhone Rotating Dock | Bricks in my Pocket
You’ll have to break out your old LEGO’s for this one. Great idea!
Box Mold Dock | Varun Thota
Another idea using components from the iPhone box and binder clips. No instructions, but easy to figure out from the eight pictures included.
iPhone 3G / iPod Touch Dock | Voltage
Detailed step-by-step instructions for creating this dock.
NES Controller iPhone Dock | Geeky-Gadgets
Nintendo fans can make a classic dock from their NES controller.
Tree Trunk iPhone Dock | Geeky-Gadgets
Brink the outdoors in with this tree trunk dock.
The Rotary Phone iPhone Dock | Geeky-Gadgets
Combine old tech with new by creating this DIY rotary phone iPhone Dock.
iPhone Packaging Dock | ironfisttiger
Another DIY using packaging from the iPhone and the iPod Shuffle. Works in landscape and portrait.
Lego iPhone Charging Dock | jordanknoxpolk
There is no shortage of LEGO docks and stands. Here is a complicated one with a funny ending.
iPhone Paper Clip Stand | deanying
Simple effective DIY stand using paper clips.
Polaroid iPhone Stand | Unplggd
If you have any old Polaroid film cartridges laying around, and are willing to sacrifice one for your iPhone, then here is a DIY stand option.
Pencil iPhone Stand | Geeky-Gadgets
Take 5 pencils and some rubber bands and what do you get? A tripod iPhone stand.
The $100 iPhone DIY Stand | seoge
Don’t spend $100 on an iPhone stand. Use $100 to make one yourself.
Simple iPhone Stand Using Binder Clips | Instructables
Another idea using binder clips.
Plastic Packaging iPhone Stand | Nathan Barry
Another DIY idea using the contents of the iPhone box to create a stand.
DIY iPhone Airplane Holder | Hodenmumps
Tire of holding your iPhone on the plane. Check out this nifty idea. Here is the original article (not in English).
Credit Card iPhone/iPod Touch Stand | hondahater21
Here is a DIY credit card stand that fits in your wallet for portability.
Cassette Case iPhone Stand | ndarwin
Simple technique that provides a stand and a case for carrying your headphones.