Lego IPod Dock

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About: I like taking electronics apart and finding a project to do with them, like one time I took apart a computer. Or two, of three, or four! And I put one in a cardboard case, but it would not boot up, I did n...

This is a simple Lego iPod dock that you can build in a single afternoon. It is very simple to make. Oh, and by the way this is my first instructable, so I hope you like it!

Step 1: Gather Pieces

1. 1 16x8 plate
2. 4 8x2s
3. 8 3x2s
4. 12 2x2s
5. 8 6x2s
6. 5 4x2s
7. 2 1x2s
8. 2 1x4s
9. 2 1x6s
10. 2 1x1s

Step 2: Main Body

Stack 4 2x6s on top of each other, and place on board as shown.  Build two walls around the piece that you just made as shown.

Step 3: Another Wall!

Build the wall as shown in the pictures

Step 4: Building the Cord Holder

stack the 2x2 pieces on top of each other as shown.  Then place a 2x2, and a 1x1 on top of them as shown.

Step 5: USB Cord

Put the USB charger across the two Lego pieces as shown.  Then secure the cord down with Lego pieces.

Step 6: Finish the Back Wall

Finish covering the back wall with Lego's as shown.

Step 7: Bulid the Corners

Build the corners around the USB plug as shown.

Step 8: Testing 1, 2, 3.

Plug in your iPod and your done!

Step 9: OPTIONAL

These steps are optional they are just for decoration.

Step 10:

1. 6 clear 1x1 slanted pieces
2. 6 1x2s

Step 11: Putting It All Together

Put it all together as shown.

Step 12: Second Test

So NOW you can plug your iPod in, and enjoy!

Step 13: Enjoy!

Enjoy your new iPod dock!

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    iApple guyhmfoster

    Reply 6 years ago on Introduction

    I think the iPod touch will fit, but I do not know. Could you give me the dimensions for the iPod touch

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    thewizzard

    6 years ago on Introduction

    I Just built it and modified for iPhone no problems nice work iApple guy. I just widened the cradle & made less back wall to make iPhone lean at a nice angle, the hardest bit was finding all my bits in my sons GoGoSac full of lego but at least clean up of lego after was easy.

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    kucherf

    6 years ago on Introduction

    GREAT IDEA!!!!!
    I added a speaker on each side to the lego structure and it looks and sound fantastic!

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