Inspired by others (thanks guys you know who you are) I decided to make a stand for my iPod Touch 3G (which doesn't come with a stand)  using that stationary staple.........binder clips. Although some clever designs have been shown before, I wanted one that could accept the charging cable so it could sit on my desk all day.

I've been reading the site for ages and kept meaning to contribute (although I'd thought my first instructable would be something spectacular not this !!!) .........but hope this is of interest to some.

UPDATE - I've added some more detail is steps 4 and 5 - enjoy :-)

Step 1: The build list

For this stand you will need :

2 x Large binder clips
2 x Medium binder clips
2 x Small binder clips

Alternatively variations on the above and some time to work out how to assemble them so it works for you :-)

1 x Pair of pliers (Grips for those not in the UK) or a multitool or really strong fingers
15 x minutes (including making a coffee and drinking it whilst admiring your new stand)

<p>Nearly broke my hand clipping large clip onto back of the large clip. #3 instruction. Do you need a pair of pliers or extreme strength? Kind of disappointing.</p>
I just happened to have all the clips and tools at work, so I completed a similar cradle for my HTC Evo in about 20 minutes. I spent most of my time struggling with my little foldable pliers trying to bend those darn metal &quot;handles&quot; :) Thank you so much for the design. This is the first thing I have ever made with binder clips, and I'm sure I'll find more awesome uses for these guys. <br><br>Here is a picture if you want to see it:<br>http://dl.dropbox.com/u/18400361/web/IMG_20110205_122750.jpg
you should enlarge the pictures.<br /> <br />
Great idea, but I&nbsp;agree with FazJaxton.&nbsp; From the picture, I don't know how the smallest binder clips are attached, nor how the second large one is used/attached.&nbsp; Please clarify, because I have my binder clips and I'm ready to make it!<br />
Nice design!&nbsp; A&nbsp;little more description of how to put it together would be helpful.&nbsp; Something like &quot;Hold open the large binder clip, and clip one medium binder clip to the lower lip.&nbsp; About 1/3 of it should hang off to the side.&nbsp; Repeat for other binder clip.&quot;&nbsp; It's a little hard to see from just the pictures what is going on.<br />

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