Altoids Tiny Tin IPod Shuffle Case

I've seen a lot of altoids iPod cases on this site but none for the shuffle which is less common but lots of people still have it. So heres my plan for a shuffle case using an altoids tiny tin which are sort of hard to find but are useful

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Step 1: Cut the Tin

Open the tin and make a square shaped hole on the side of the tin as shown. You can cut it with a dremel but I used a pair of wire cutters so it came out kind of sloppy.

Step 2: Your'e Done!

Now just put your shuffle in and thread the headphone cord out of the hole as shown. Now close it up and continue on your mery way!

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    nillin

    9 years ago on Step 2

    Do you think Altoids are available in the Philippines?

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    Aznhick

    10 years ago on Step 1

    I haven't tried this, but I would think that the edge of this could damage your wires. If the case shifted in your pocket to make the wire pull against it I think it could cut the wire. I think cutting flaps into the edge and bending them backwards would round out the hole and also make the opening in the case smoother.

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    Nicrostar

    11 years ago on Introduction

    Nice, I would add some padding inside of the case. Just in case you drop it.