This is my entry for the pocket sized contest, I guess, so here goes.
My brother and sister both own I-pods, but i own a lowly Walkman. So my 11 year old mind pondered the thought for a while, and came up with this. A mint case wit a plastic cover turned into a funky earphone case, that you can plug your Walkman into easily, and pull the earphones ou of the plastic. Another advantage is that the earphones don't seem to get tangled like they get hanging loose in your pocket Because of the retracting into the case. (By the way i mean the digital Walkmans, not the tape ones). This is my first Instructable, and the pictures and descriptions could be better, so please tell me how I could improve the design, Or my presentation skills! Enjoy!
P.s I know most projects like this are made of "Altoids tins" but I live in the U.K and I'm not sure we have them.

Step 1: The Materials

You will need,
A mint tin with a plastic cover.
Some old earphones (or new ones if you're confident!)
A drill or sharp object.
A music player
Glue, the stronger the better.
Great Idea! Altoids are actually made in Great Britain (Callard & Bowser). You should look for them as the box might also fit your Sony in it. I am going to try it with my cheapo mp3 and see what happens.
The funny thing about Altoids is that they really are very difficult to find in Britain, despite being made there, and there are a lot of flavours that are only sold in the US. The analogy I would draw is with malt whisky - a lot of the more interesting bottlings are made for export, so are never seen in Scotland.<br/><br/>You can get some from Cybercandy, but it's not cheap... <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.cybercandy.co.uk/">http://www.cybercandy.co.uk/</a><br/>
Thanks! Something I forgot to mention, is that everything but the rubber must go through, so your Mp3 can fit securely. and use superglue, as i tried it with other adhesives and the sticking wasn't great.

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