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Curiously Strong Tripod Mount for iPod Touch 4+

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Step 17: Fold those legs in half

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those long parts that look like the legs of a sideways H are going to be the legs of the stand. You'll need to fold them in half hotdog style though to make them strong enough. 
You're going to have to just use your fingers and the pliers to do this. You want them squished pretty tight.