Intro: Candy Bar USB Flash Drive
Candy is great. It's the food of the gods. Flash drives are good too, though. They hold all of our information and important files. So why not join the two together to make a candy bar flash drive?
Step 1: Materials and Tools
- Flash Drive
- Candy Bar (Don't get a king size, get a smaller size like the funsize)
- Small Screwdriver
Step 2: Choose Your Poison
First, you have to find a candy bar that you like. Make sure it is a little bigger (but not too much bigger) that your flash drive once it is taken apart. I choose a Milky Way funsize and a Pack of gum.
Step 3: Taking Apart Your Flash Drive
Next, you have to take apart your flash drive. You can probably do this with your finger nail by running it along the seam, or if you need a little help use a knife. But be careful not to break your flash drive. The end result is a teeny tiny flashdrive.
Step 4: Cutting Your Candy Bar.
Third, you have to cut your candy bar. I choose to use a kitchen knife, because I wanted to eat the candy afterwords, and therefore it was the cleanest knife around. One tip I found helpful is to put the candy bar in the fridge for a while before you start cutting it. For the cut, make sure there is enough room for both parts of the USB flash drive.
Step 5: Take Out the Candy
Next, take out the candy and enjoy!
Step 6: Cutting the Stryofoam
Next, take a piece of stryofoam and the wrappers, and mark them with a marker. Then, using a knife, cut out the pieces and carve them down so they fit snugly in the wrappers. Then, hollow them out so that the flash drive fits in it. To do this, I started out with a knife to make a little hole, and then I switched to a small screwdriver to further hollow it out. Then, make sure the USB fits nicely in the stryofoam.
Step 7: Gluing It All Together
Next, take some glue, and cover the stryofoam pieces with a thin layer of glue. Then, carefully put the wrappers back on the designated pieces of Styrofoam. Wait until they are done drying. Then, test it out by putting in the flash drive.
Step 8: Finish
If all goes according to plan, you should have a new awesome case for your flash drive that looks like a candy bar! The flash drive should fit snugly into both ends of the candy bar so that it is usable. Then, try and use it! Plug it into the computer and watch your friends and coworkers be amazed!