We've all done it, regardless of wether or not we'd like to admit it. I'm talking about dancing in the privacy of your home (and sometimes with good reason), listening to your iPod with your brand new headphones. And while you're dancing, you throw up your arms, instantly disconnecting the headphones from the iPod, and stopping the fun. Your 200 hundred dollar headphones apparently won't let you listen to them while dancing. What a waste. But my friends, I have a 20-ish dollar fix. In this instructable, I'll teach you how to build your very own cordless headphones. Let's dive in.

P.S. I take no responsibility if you hurt yourself or break your headphones/iPods. Be careful!
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Step 1: Materials

This is an easy, quick, and fun project to do. Here are the things you need:

- Overear Headphones: I recommend these; they're the best sounding for the lowest price, and because I used these for my project, I know they'll work (but no guarantees for other pairs, so be careful)
- iPod Shuffle
- Craft Foam

- Philips screwdrivers
- Hot glue gun
- Utility Knife
- Dremel (optional [you could use a utility knife], but very helpful- plus it looks better when use use a dremel)
- Soldering iron and solder
- Wire cutters
- Electrical and scotch tape
MorganGardiner10 months ago

Creative idea.

It wouldn't work with my iPod but I do like the idea
now this is awesome because its cordless and im just speechless because its so awesome i can't desribe how cool this is and thanks splazem
Wow, this is really neat. Looks like you've put a lot of thought into it :)
stroop1 year ago
not technically called "cordless", but very good job! Job well done!
splazem (author)  stroop1 year ago
I knew someone was going to say that! :) Here's my rehearsed reply: "In a sense, yeah, you're right. But to the average person who sees them, it will appear as if they are cordless. Also, when wearing them, it feels like they are cordless. But I get your point, and thanks for comment."
stroop splazem1 year ago
Haha ya i understand your point! Nice instructable!
splazem (author)  stroop1 year ago
Thanks! :)
Awesome job!!!
splazem (author)  usa-infidel1 year ago
bajablue1 year ago
Job well done, splaz! Voted!
splazem (author)  bajablue1 year ago
Thank you!
Broom1 year ago
Bloody brilliant. Well done.
splazem (author)  Broom1 year ago
Thanks man, it means a lot.
gosphero1 year ago
Perfect for when I roll around!
splazem (author)  gosphero1 year ago
Or roll! ( get it- "Rock and roll")
How clever to hot glue the jack on the headphone!
splazem (author)  MoustacheCat1 year ago