Introduction: How to Make a Shoebox IPhone/iPod Projector (WITH TEST VIDEO)

This guide will help you make an awesome iPhone or iPod Projector out of a few household tools!

Step 1: Supplies You'll Need

These are all the things you'll need to make the projector:
Construction Paper
Magnifying Glass

Step 2: Cutting the Paper

Cut the paper to fit around the shoebox.

Step 3: Tracing the Magnifying Glass

Now on the length side of the shoebox, trace to magnifying glass and cut a hole into it. Make sure this is before wrapping it with paper.

Step 4: Positioning the Magnifying Glass

After this step, tape the Magnifying glass inside the shoe box, right where the hole is.

Step 5: Adjusting the Screen

Place the iPod/iPhone until it is focused with the magnifying glass, then mark it.

Step 6: Placing the Clay

Put the clay where your mark was. After this turn the rotation OFF. Now make sure that the screen is upside down in the showbox so it shows up normally on the projection.

Step 7: Personalize!

Now feel free to decorate your box and make it look awesome!! Don't hold back! :D

Step 8: Finished!

Now close the lid and your done!!! If you want you could cut a hole in the side for speakers, or just poke holes on the side. I hope you enjoyed this Instructable!! :)

Step 9: Testing It Out, (VIDEO)

Heres the video of the projector as requested! The camera doesnt record well when the lights are off, but the projection is more bright and clear when you see it in person. P.S. Sorry for all the grains in the clip!
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