Introduction: Phone-charger Bracelet

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This is a fully-operational (star wars reference) phone charger. It can be worn on the wrist, as seen in picture 2. It is also pretty comfortable, albeit not as comfortable as normal bracelets. the cable can be unwound as seen in photo 3, that way you won't have to remake it every time.

Step 1: Material

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1) phone charger/cable

Step 2: Measure You Wrist

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This is the most important part of the entire project; if you do this wrong it will either be to big or to small.
1) in order to measure your wrist, simply take the cable and wrap it around your wrist
note: you'll want to be able to take it off, but you don't want it to be falling off.
2) Take it off your wrist, and cross the two sides of the cables

Step 3: Starting the Twist

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When you start winding the cable together you want to make sure that one of the sides is only as big as one wrap of the wrist - see photo 1.
1) Simply wrap the cable around, going through the hole.
2) Repeat untill the entire shorter cable is wound up.

Step 4: Wind the Longer Side

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once you have wound the shorter side wind the Longer side, going the opposite direction of the short side. try to keep it on the contures of that were created by the short side. when you are done winding it around, simply tuck the end through itself.

Step 5: Done, and Ready for Use.

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To use, simply unwind a little bit of the Longer side (I usually do the USB as the long side).

DO NOT UNWIND THE ENTIRE THING (unless you need to) because otherwise you will have to remake the whole bracelet.

please vote for this in the "wearable tech" contest.

Comments

Grayhawk1982 (author)2015-11-06

Many cables contain lead and other heavy metals. I don't recommend wearing them in directed contact with skin.

Nickynui (author)Grayhawk19822015-11-07

You could be right. I personally have never heard that. plus the have casing around them. i work with robots, and have handled blocks of lead with my bare hands (probably not smart) and i have never gotten sick. i don't really think that a tiny amount of lead in a cable is going to have any serious side effects. but i could be wrong.

Grayhawk1982 (author)Nickynui2015-11-18

I only mentioned it as food for thought. Lead, mercury, and other heavy metals are cumulative so they build in your body over time and to varying degrees based on biology. I do like the idea of wearable and utilitarian items. I tend to be a bit of a worry wart about lead but I am around it more than most people ( renovating a home built in the 1920s and most of the things that need removing and repairing have been painted with lead paint) :[

Nickynui (author)Grayhawk19822015-11-21

yeah, i can see where you are coming from. I don't know if it's dangerous or not. It won't stop me either way, but if there is lead in the cable it probably wouldn't be enough to give you lead poisoning, but i could be wrong about that.

StebanJigs (author)2015-10-25

Up next, how to put your pants on one leg at a time.

Nickynui (author)StebanJigs2015-10-26

actually no, up next is how to make a book

WisdomWarlord (author)2015-10-11

So how much current does this store and how is it regulated? I assume you have found a magical way of harnessing, amplifying and storing the measurable current generated by the human body. How sensitive is this to changes in length, skin moisture, and pixie dust density?

Nickynui (author)WisdomWarlord2015-10-11

haha, no, that would be cool. This is just a way to always keep a phone charger (or any cable) with you, without damaging it by shoving it into your pocket.

Protoingeniero (author)2015-10-11

omg XD it's a freaking wire. You got my vote sir.

DIY Hacks and How Tos (author)2015-10-10

Great way to keep a charging cable with you.

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