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Step 1: Cell Phone Holder

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Buy a Dollar store cell phone belt holder, we like the magnetic closer

Step 2:

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Remove the belt clip and rivet, and then cut slot in each side about the center, with utility knife

Step 3: Get Velcro ready

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We used one sided velcro from dollar store, measured for my wrist, and then measured another piece of soft side sewn to the back of the loop side so that when it is wrapped around the wrist, it has some place to grip onto

Step 4: Slide velcro through slit

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We put the loop side up through the slit

Step 5: Putting on

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Put it on just like a wrist watch, and wrap the velcro around wrist and trim to length.

Step 6: Install

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Install cell phone

Step 7: Making it smooth

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We found the loop side under our arm was rough, so cut another piece of soft side and attach to under side of arm to make it smooth. This allows us to put coats and jackets on without taking the phone off our wrist. And more comfortable than a belt.

With jackets and coats on, it was always a problem getting at the phone when driving, this way you can open the holder and remove and open the phone with one hand. We like it, and it is comfortable to wear.

Step 8: Finished

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The end product, try it, you will like it.
jshannon014 years ago
The instructions are not clear to me. What is soft side? The whole part about making it smooth is clear as mud...sorry.
emit (author)  jshannon014 years ago
Velcro has two halves. one that is soft and the other with hooks, Hooks are the hard side
This is a nice little do it yourself product. However, if you really need a serious wrist/forearm cell phone/small device holder, look no further than www.cellband.com These holders are made from wristbands that use adhesive strips and Velcro to secure your device. These holders allow the user to operate their device while in the holder(Good for speakerphone use) Machine Washable. Only $6.39 Check video out http://bit.ly/adezld
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lemonie5 years ago
And it would go on your leg too. L
emit (author)  lemonie5 years ago
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lemonie emit5 years ago
Well, sometimes, some places, these things look worth stealing. If concealed under baggy-pants like a knife? L
santy22 lemonie5 years ago
"these things look worth stealing" Any cellphone is considered worth! thats why have a cellphone holder in my belt and the actual phone is in my pocket.
PokerAnon5 years ago
Heh, I was searching for one I could buy, but building from a dollar store sounds even better. Thanks!
Ward_Nox5 years ago
ok im just gunna say it ITS MORPHING TIME! seriously that was my first thought but i gotta be honest i actually think the idea has merit