Introduction: Cork Your Files !
How to turn your wine corks into a innovative stylish USB Flash Drive.
Step 1: Step One
Find Some Good Tasting Wine.
Step 2: Step Two
Find a Cheap Easy To disassemble usb flash drive (I used a 128Mb Nexxtech drive from the source)
Step 3: Step Three
Enjoy your Wine.
Step 4: Step Four
Disassemble your Usb Drive (Carefully) examine What Seams the casing together mine was easy because there is a plastic piece at the end that you can pull out of the casing.
Step 5: Step Five
Get the Cork from your wine and find a sharp tool ie; Exacto knife or blade from one.
Start carving out the shape to fit the usb circuit from your flash drive into it.
Step 6: Step Six(Optional)
This Step is implemented if step 5 became too tedious or annoying:
Find a soldering iron (or station) , make sure you have proper ventilation and a way to clean off the soldering iron after. Use the soldering iron to melt out the shape for your flash drive into the cork
Step 7: Step Seven
Time to Insert the Flashdrive into the cork! Carefully Insert the Usb Circuit from the drive into the cork, do this by Gently pressing it into the cork, you want to make sure its recessed just past the weak spot where the usb plug is soldered
(this helps make sure it doesn't get bent in future use).
Step 8: Step 8
Now Its Pretty Much Complete!
To make it a better more finalized product you should use a hot glue gun and fill in any gaps where
the cork was carved out however I did not have one available at the time.
Step 9: Step 9
Plug the CorkDrive into a computer's free usb port to test it out!
Step 10: Can Also Be Used For...
A CAT TOY!
The Cork Casing adds a semi Bouncy/Rugged Protection for the drive to be used in environments where pets may bat it around the floor.
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