Earbuds to be covered
72" of round
shoestring (if you order 72" shoestrings you will have double the amount, as there are 2 shoestrings)3.5mm (1/8") gold plated stereo audio jack with built in strain relief (obtained at radioshack)6mm Cable Pants6mm Heatshrink (I used black)
A little bit of epoxy
Some solid-core wire (such as 24 gauge or something like that)
lighter (good for melting ends of shoestrings and shrinking heatshrink)
Note: If you are doing this mod to headphones who's cable doesn't split to the left and right ear (such as beats headphones), you do not need the cable pants.