Introduction: Cork Drive!
The title is pretty self explaining, its a cork with a jump drive in it.
I accidentally sent my 4gb jump drive through the wash a few days ago, and even though the innards are still functional, the case was destroyed. Soooo... I decided to take advantage of the massive amount of corks generated from my families drinking habits.
Step 1: Supplies
For this project you will need;
One Wine Cork
One Jump drive (has to be the right size to fit in the cork)
some electrical tape
A big drill bit, maybe 1/2-3/4 of an inch.
Optional pocket knife (A Swiss army knife if you are awesome like MacGyver)
Step 2: Drilling/cutting/getting Injured
Before you do this step, I am not responsible for lost fingers, arms, legs, heads, or any other appendage you decide to chop off.
You take your drill and cut out a hole large enough to fit the drive in. I was at a lacking for a drill bit of adequate size, so I made a rather ugly hack into it with a pocket knife.
If you haven't already, remove the case on your drive, leaving the chip exposed.
If you like, wrap a small bit of electrical tape around the top of the chip for protection.
Step 3: Tuh-duh!
Slide the drive into the hole. It may be a snug fit, so be careful not to break the chip.
You are now the proud owner of a Cork Drive!
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Joby Transform It! Challenge
10 years ago on Step 3
You should of also made a cap for it
12 years ago on Introduction
lol, i actually have that same exact cork lying around. i dont think i should make this for my USB though, since i use mine at school :D