Old rotary dial phone (broken preferably, please don't destroy working pieces of histroy)
LED and LED housing (I got mine from Radio Shack)
Plug and wire
I found my broken rotary phone on eBay.
The iPod dock that I used was coincidentally perfect for my design (I'll show you why later) was the Magnasonic MAG-iP860K. I found mine online at Amazon.com.
Dremel tool (or suitable power rotary tool)
Hot glue gun
Drill with small drill bits
Soldering Iron (I used a 15-watt iron)