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Duct tape usb stick/thumb drive holder/wallet

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This instructable is on how to make a duct tape holder/wallet for your usb stick/thumb drive! After you make this, all you usb sticks/thumb drives will be in one spot! This is my first instructable. :) ENJOY! (and please vote for me if you like it! :D)

UPDATE! I added a little spot for my Blutooth dongle I bought. I don't have instructions right now, but you just add a smaller pocket in between the bigger pockets.
 
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Step 2: Make one big slab-o-duct tape! :)

Ok, to get started,  we will need to make the slab-o-duct tape! :D(can you tell? I like smiles!).
 
-First, pull two foot long duct tape pieces from the role,cut em, and lay them side by side on the table(fig #1 & #2).
-Then, pull another strip of duct tape about 2 inches longer than the other two duct tapes(the extra length will hold the slab in place for now), and lay it on the other two duct tapes(fig #3 & #4).
-After, cut one more foot long piece, cut it in half all the way down, and place each piece over one of the ends(fig #5, #6 & #7). 
-Lastly, lift it from the table, and trim all the edges(you can throw the clippings away, unless you want to keep them :P) (fig #8 & #9).

Step 3: Add pockets

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Now, we will make the pockets!(hence the name! :P)
-First, you need to decide how big you want it, then trim it to that size(I suggest that you leave a 1 inch gap between were you want it to fold, so that it folds easier).  And decide what type of layout to use.  Fig #1 shows how big I decided it to be, and my layout.
-Now, for the pockets.  First, cut two strips of duct tape a little longer then the usb stick/thumb drive, and put them face down on the wallet/holder.  I can't really explain this well, so look to the picture for reference(fig #2).  Then, fold the pieces of duct tape over and stick them together on them selfs to create the general shape of the pocket(I had to trim mine)(fig #3).  After, put a piece of duct tape over the pocket to make it look neat(I put two on mine)(fig #4 & #5).
-Now, continue to make the pockets where you want them to be!  Then you will be almost done! :D(fig #6)

Step 4: Finishing up!

For the last step, it is just making it look better, and personalizing it!(fun stuff! :P)  
One thing you can do is put a couple pieces of duct tape on the back to make it smother(fig #1 & #2).  You could also make it in deferent colors, put more pockets on or not make as many, or make a picture of something on the back with duck tape!  Hope you liked this instructable!  I got the pattern for the pockets and the slab-o-duct tape from dan MonkeyLectric and his instructable on how to make a duct tape wallet;   http://www.instructables.com/id/quality-duct-tape-wallet/  
HAVE FUN!
FrozenIce2 years ago
haha i liked it :) but if u only need 3 flash drives i think if u put 2 on one side, and 1 on the other side (so that its in between the 2 when it closes) wouldnt it be structularly better?? anyway 5* :D
salomon1996 (author)  FrozenIce2 years ago
Thanks!

I don't know if it will or will not be more or less structurally better, I haven't tried it! :P
It might be, you would have to give it a try. :)

Thanks! :D
darkpee42 years ago
would the drives break if you sat on something hard (a bench) ?

but still a really great instructible i will probably make one for my self later to try it out.
salomon1996 (author)  darkpee42 years ago
I really don't know :S

thanks! :D
xX2d161Xx3 years ago
Great idea A++
salomon1996 (author)  xX2d161Xx3 years ago
thanks! :D
vishalapr3 years ago
This is soooooooooo good I loved it x)
salomon1996 (author)  vishalapr3 years ago
thanks! glad you liked it! :D
He-He
mucoguy423 years ago
Very nice, i enjoyed making this very much thank you for the great instructible
salomon1996 (author)  mucoguy423 years ago
YOUR WELCOME! glad you had fun making it! thanks for the comment! :D
decyphel3 years ago
Thats awesome, now I know what im going to do with my duct tape :D
salomon1996 (author)  decyphel3 years ago
thanks!
I think it might fit together a bit nicer if you staggered the placement of the thumb drive pockets. Just an idea. Great instructable, by the way.
salomon1996 (author)  Mr. Weigleweg3 years ago
Good idea. My mom also suggested that. And thank you! :D
bfarm3 years ago
Wear that through an airport security checkpoint.
salomon1996 (author)  bfarm3 years ago
what do you mean? I don't get it :(
it wont look very legal, so it kinda equals a search, if ur lucky :D
salomon1996 (author)  godofal3 years ago
ooOOOoo, i get it! :D
Joelyy3 years ago
What a great idea!
salomon1996 (author)  Joelyy3 years ago
Thanks! :D
SUPER JOB!!!!!!! 5.0 STARS!!!!!!!!! A++++++++++++++++++++++++++....ect -Joe :P
salomon1996 (author)  joespicnictables3 years ago
Thanks
you're welcome!!!
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