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Its a dock in a toy( a munny, a monkey looking plastic toy made to be costomized, there $20 at www.kidrobot.com) this "how to" will save you about 20 dollers from the apple ipod dock and is on a whole nother level of cool.

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Step 1: Materials

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Time: 1 Hour

Stuff You Need
1 munny
2 iPod cord
3 exacto
4 duck tape
5 lighter
6 thin and durable cardboard or something like that
7 strong glue

Step 2: Cutting Holes

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First you need to cut the holes for the cord to go through, to do this take the lighter and hold the flam about a inch or a little closer from the area for about 20 sec, if it starts to get black or if smoke comes off STOP and hold the lighter farther away. The holes have to be big so the usb plug can fit through.

On top of the neck of the munny's body

On the bottom of the munny's head

On the munnys butt, not on the with the tale because the body will be turned around( i didnt mean to but it on the side with the tail, the front).

The hole where the iPod goes in is very important, start small and work out, mark with a pencil where you are going to cut and make sure it is where you want it. When you are done make sure the iPod slips in.
hahahaha he has a cord comin out of his butt
Look closer at the picture. It's a USD cord (Universal Serial ****)! XD
timntek6 years ago
u said the munny was 20 dollars and you said ipod docks were 20 dollars. why not just get the dock? anyway i love the idea but could be better with some kind of cheap toy such as a McDonalds furbie which i think i have a ton and then it would have cute ears too ;-)
data23 timntek6 years ago
munny is awesome. . . period!
it the smaller series cost $10 and the bigger one cost $25
Maxell P-3 Dock cost me 12.99. and it has usb/firewire/line/svideo out... as well as AC power, and changable sinks and a backrest. that was at my local Bargain Store.
BBoyRedBull6 years ago
Can you make this with a Creative Zen or Other Mp3's?
timntek6 years ago
DUDE DO THIS WITH A SMOKING LABBIT!!!!~~~~~~~!!!!!!!!!!!!!! by the way do mini munnys work
bikerguy76 years ago
what series munny did u use?? was it the new series 4 7" ones?? thanks
tudgeanator6 years ago
I say someone should make an instructable on making a Munny from scratch,or off lightbulbs or something....
phunkphi5h8 years ago
sweet. a little unrelated, but were you the person who had the nes controler for the ipod in hackaday
Sigh, can people stop making these redicioulous ipod docks? For the amount of time a ipod is plugged in, it's rather unnessasary if you ask me. And no that isn't the guy that made the nes controller mod.
Hey... at least they're more interesting then knex guns! Looks good, pigboi!
Good point
Agreed :P
cotton7 years ago
this is the perfect use for the monkey but add a face
I have to say this is probably the coolest ipod dock i have seen on Instructables!! kudos
Tvman7 years ago
i dont get why you need a lighter..if you just use a boxcutter and a xacto you should be ok :/ but be CAREFUL i cut myhself badly with a box cutter on another project..
PSPerson8 years ago
I'm thinking of taking apart my iHome iH5 and then extending the dock connector so i can make a totally custom dock
crapflinger8 years ago
sweet..munnies...i have a nice little army of dunnies on my desk...ready to kill all those who oppose me....you should send kidrobot an email about this....i would be willing to bet you could sell him the idea....ipod munnies, nano dunnies...etc..
Ptr_V_28 years ago
Wait, those things are hollow?!?! I thought they were solid. I mean you can go out and get a piggy bank of same quality for a buck. Nice Instructables though.
nagutron8 years ago
That's cool! Munnys are teh bomb. Too bad you can't control the iPod, but I guess that people don't usually use an iPod when they can just listen to audio from the computer it's plugged into, anyways.