How to Make an Ipod/iPhone Case From a Foam Sandel

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1. A relatively new foam sandal but most would work
2. A stanly knife or a penknife (I used both)
3. A pen
4. Your iPod/iPhone

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Step 1: Making the Shape

1. Choose the area you want to make your cover (remember that the cover has to come out a little bit)
2. Draw the outline of your phone
3. Cut the plastic toe strap off
4. Draw where you want the foam to overlap your phone
5. Cut down slightly to make a better mark

Step 2: Hollowing It Out

This is the most difficult step as you have to be careful not to cut to far down into the foam. What I found easiest was to cut an X into the area and continue to make smaller segments until you could cut one off. Then start to cut all the segments off until its gone. ( if you're using a stanly set the knife at the same size as the phone) then cut under the two side flaps(top and bottem) until the phone can fit in the case

Step 3: Making Holes for the Charger and Camera

In this step i cut a rectangle at the top to hide the hole that was already there and i cut another rectangle at the bottom

Step 4: Enjoy

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    ibenkos

    5 years ago

    So smart idea! Thanks for shearing :)

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    ruairi_g

    5 years ago

    Thanks. I can't take a picture of it with the phone inside as I use the phone as my camera

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    conorg12

    5 years ago

    Good IDEa and thanks for sharing this

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    wilgubeast

    5 years ago on Introduction

    Nice reuse of a foam sandal! What does it look like with the phone inside? (Sorry if I missed it somehow.)