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This instructable will teach you how to master the art of turning an ordinary floss box into a super duper cool Floss Box Earphone Organizer. OK, its not that cool, but it is still function-able.

If you like this 'Ible, then please vote for me for the Back To School Contest. I can use this organizer for that Sansa mp3 Player :D

P.S. If you want me to make an 'Ible for the I-WTF? (aka an oversized ipod nano with happy apple face), request it in the comments. If I get enough requests, I will show you, but it is really quite simple. :P

Step 1: Materials


You will need:
1-Floss Box, any brand will work.
1-Earphone, again any brand
1-Scissor
1-X-acto knife
1-MP3 device or object that requires earphones.
1-The need for an earphone organizer

Step 3: Wind the Wires

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Place the earphone jack through the hole we just made. If not easily slips through, enlarge hole using scissors.

Wind the wires around the plastic circle. The looser the better, but dont make it too loose, as it will easily fall off the circle.

When finished, place plastic "skeleton" into the plastic "body".

Step 5: Finished!!

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You are now done! Feel free to--

1.Dance
2.Jump for joy
3.yell random "man noises", such as whoo or yahoo or whippie
 
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Kris T.1 year ago
I like the idea of the little plastic cylinder inside to tame the cord. I just wind mine up upon itself and cram it into the container (I use a gum container).

It was suggested to me that maybe there was a way to set up some sort of rubber band mechanism within the container to wind the cord and "lock" it in place when not in use. That might not be practical with a small floss container but I bet you could do it with a mint tin.

Clever work!
schirmer121 year ago
This is a great Idea, you could always decorate the Floss box with designer duct tape or whatever else comes to mind
Rambo5561 year ago
Great idea! I always need something to keep my earbuds untangled. This is better than a curvyman and a lot cheaper too.
Gyver4 years ago
How do you wind the wires back up, do you have to take out that plastic bit and wrap them around each time? If so, that seems like a wasted step that could be removed.
Asian Invasion (author)  Gyver4 years ago
Yeah you take out the plastic circle. You could try to shove the wire back in, but it doesn't work well doing so. I was thinking of using a tape measure's drawback method, but that is too powerful and complicated. Although this project is free and takes about 5-10 minutes!! :)
The_DonuT4 years ago
why did you add 3 of the same pictures?
Asian Invasion (author)  The_DonuT4 years ago
yeah, sorry its my first instructable. Had some trouble with the pictures. I fixed it now.
Okey :)