When I get a newly released gadget, there's usually a period when accessories are not available, so I make my own. In this instructable, I'll show you how you can make a desktop docking station for your phone. The material is highly reusable, and it should work on tablets and other electronics, too!

Step 1: Tools and Materials

- The phone or electronic gadget,
- Thermoplastic pellets; I'm using Instamorph.
- A charging/data cable,
- A heat gun,
- A frying pan with Teflon coating,
- A flat surface as a sculpting tool. I'm using a piece of clear acrylic for demonstration.

Optionally, you can decorate the finished piece with
- A can of Plasti-Dip spray
- A Sharpie pen
<p>How much Instamorph did it take to make this???</p><p>It shows a very large ($40) container of it. Did you use all of that? If not about how much?</p>
<p>I only used a small fraction of that big jar. this stuff doesn't change volume after heating, as far as I can tell. </p>
Nice looking phone dock. I need to try that Instamorph, it looks really cool.

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