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This Instructable will show you how to make a cradle for a hand-held device such as a Pocket PC, phone, media player, etc. which will attach to a Gori...
I'll organise this list into necessities, and handy items. Necessities: * 3 or more old loyalty cards, or hotel room keys, or false credit cards tha...
If a card has writing sticking up on it as in the photo, which it most likely will, wear it down with the file or sandpaper until it is reasonably fla...
This is a tricky bit to get right, so spare cards are useful to practice on or experiment with here. Put the device face-down on the table and bend a...
Make sure you've got the cards arranged in the way you want. Try holding the cards together yourself and checking that they hold the device when on it...
I wanted to be able to use my iPAQ in portrait mode too, but I still wanted to access the ports, so I decided to split the last card and use half of i...
Use some Duck tape to temporarily fix the last card so that we can test the cradle, and then try picking the cradle up and check that it holds the dev...
The 24-pin port, which is the main one I use on the iPAQ, was partly blocked off, so now we need to trim the card. First, take a lead that uses the p...
Now, glue the last card onto the back of the first two, using the marks you made in step 6 to line it up. As before, hold the two surfaces together un...
Finally, make the cradle smart. File any rough edges or corners, cut off bits of card that are covering buttons, and things like that.
You're done! Attach it to the Gorillapod and you can fix the mount wherever you like. If you make any modifications to the design that you'd like to ...
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