Here's an elegant solution to to all of those out their who fiddle with their phones while they drive. Whether it be following Waze, looking up a restaurant on Google Maps, or dare I say texting, using you phone while you drive is dangerous - and I wanted a solution.
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works." - Steve Jobs
- no clips
- no stickers
- on and off in 2 seconds
- car/phone looks good when not in use
- 100% built by me
So I got to work and this is what I came up with. Enjoy my first Instructable!
Step 1: Ingredients
- 1 Corner Bracket
- 2 bolt (with nuts) that fit through the corner bracket
- 1 magnet with hole that allows the bolt to pass through
- 1 washer that does NOT let the head of the bolt pass through
- 1 washer that DOES let the head of the bolt pass through
- 1 tube of quick setting epoxy (I got 3200 psi)
- 1 smartphone of your choice
- 1 cheap plastic case for your phone
- look at the pic lazy
Step 2: The Case
1) the case
2) the dongle
Since the case requires the use of epoxy, we'll get it out of the way so it can dry while we're making the dongle.
1) center and outline the bigger washer (the one that the bolt can pass through) on the case
2) scratch up the surface so that the epoxy bonds better (scratching the surface increases the surface area the epoxy has to bond with)
3) mix and carefully spread the epoxy on the case
4) stick on the washer and let it dry!