These three examples are made from paper clips, pine wood car wheels, a leash hook, tape measure, mint box, and travel pill case.
Step 1: Things You Can Use
The best things to use for the case are made of non-snap plastic. These include things like:
Cheap Tape Measures (like my other Instructable on this)
Plastic Food Containers
and even jewelry boxes.
model car wheels
pine wood car wheels
tape dispenser reels
you may want clamp clips and may need a rubber band
Step 2: Basic Assembly
1. Fasten the axle to the base of your case's inside. This can be done with glue or tape.
2. Put the wheel on the axle once everything is dry (if glue is used)
3. Cut 2 holes on each side of the box.
4. Attach the hook to the lid.
Step 3: Final Touches
wrap the plug around the lid hook 2-3 times. Now, you should have a big loop at the plug end. Your audio plug should go into your pocket with your reel tool at your belt loop.
Put the lid on. If the lid fits loose, put a rubber band around the whole thing.
you may have to to some adjusting to the lengths of each side.
Step 4: Test It!
pull on the loop at the plug end. The loop should get bigger and the buds should retract into the container.
if your device pulls at your ears the straighter you stand, make your end loop bigger by shortening the hook-to-pocket cord length. you'll get it soon.