Smartphone Clipboard

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Introduction: Smartphone Clipboard

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Smartphones are fantastic for many uses besides it's main use as a phone. As a student at a lecture, with virtually no space for your phone, this clipboard works fantastic! With all the great apps available, the Smartphone Clipboard is great for taking notes, recording lectures, and messaging!

The Smartphone Clipboard is also great for:

  • Realtors
  • Delivery Persons
  • Repair Persons
  • Outdoor Sales
  • Floor Sales
  • Truck Drivers
  • Inspectors

This DIY Smartphone Clipboard is easy to make if you have a few hand tools and a little muscle to bend a bolt.

If you don't want to bother to make the Smartphone Clipboard from scratch and would want a professional version for $5 - Click Here For Clipboard Conversion Kit

Step 1: Gather Up Required Parts

  1. Clip Board (Must be "Standard Clip" - No low profile) any size, color or material
  2. Cell Phone Adapter with 1/4" - 20 bottom threads (Removed from Selfie-Stick)
  3. 1/4" - 20 Round Head Bolt 1/2" Length
  4. 1/4" - 20 threaded collar (coupling)
  5. 1/4" - 20 Bolt (Head cut and bent in center 90°)
  6. 1/4" - 20 Nut
  7. (2) 5/8" diameter washers w/1/4" hole

Step 2: Make Custom Smartphone Adapter

  1. Bend 2" Bolt 90° using a clamp, vice grips and a pipe and a mallet
  2. Cut Head using bolt cutter
  3. Check thread on cut end. Grind smooth and chase with tap if necessary.
  4. Twist (clockwise) on 1/4" threaded Coupling
  5. Twist on (clockwise 1/4"- 20 Flange Nut) flange side down toward opposite end of bent bolt
  6. Twist on Selfie-Stick after Flange Nut (See Photo)

Step 3: Assemble Parts

  1. Screw on mount using 5/8" washers and 1/2" Round Head Bolt
  2. Tighten with screwdriver

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    16 Discussions

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    mrmetallica
    mrmetallica

    4 years ago

    i used one of these selfie sticks and clued a magnet in the end after taking the mobile holder of and it picks up metal bits i drop.

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    Dave Malby
    Dave Malby

    Reply 4 years ago

    I did that too!! Use it in my shop .. Totally cool !!

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    mrmetallica
    mrmetallica

    Reply 4 years ago

    i also used the phone holder and atached a
    floppy drive part the round spinny thing to the holder and made a phone
    stand for when i play films to my tv.

    love your idea very good.

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    Dave Malby
    Dave Malby

    Reply 4 years ago

    The HD Platters are a great idea for a base! .. do you have any photos of your creation?

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    mrmetallica
    mrmetallica

    Reply 4 years ago

    i used the round bit underneath the floppy drive the hdd platters are a bit big

    drive motor.jpgphone stand.jpg
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    Dave Malby
    Dave Malby

    Reply 4 years ago

    .. I like it!!!

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    mrmetallica
    mrmetallica

    Reply 4 years ago

    thank you.i find it works well .useful things from rubish selfie sticks lol

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    Dave Malby
    Dave Malby

    Reply 4 years ago

    Are the round spinny things laying around these? ...

    hdd-platter-21591117.jpg
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    Yonatan24
    Yonatan24

    4 years ago

    That is a Genius idea! Thanks for sharing!

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    Dave Malby
    Dave Malby

    Reply 4 years ago

    Thanks! .. enjoy your custom clipboard!

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    3366carlos
    3366carlos

    4 years ago

    very nice

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    Dave Malby
    Dave Malby

    Reply 4 years ago

    Thanks .. going to make one for yourself?

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    Dave Malby
    Dave Malby

    4 years ago

    The "stick" from the Selfie-Stick was converted into a "Telescopic Magnet Pickup Stick" ...

    TelescopicMagnetStick.JPG
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    wold630
    wold630

    4 years ago

    Great idea!

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    Dave Malby
    Dave Malby

    Reply 4 years ago

    Thank you!