Intro: USB Thumb Drive Zippo
Don't throw away that old Thumb Drive / Zippo! Recycle them into something cool!
This instructable is going to show you how to:
Find a good Deal on "zippo" lighters
modify Them to Fit a "stripped" thumb Drive
and how to strip a thumb drive
Step 1: Materials
You'll Need These 4 Things
Old zippo lighter destined for the trash
( if you just want to do this with a new one: http://www.dealextreme.com/)
usb Thumb Drive
Hot glue Gun
needle nose pliers
Step 2: "strip" the Thumb Drive
This should be Pretty Easy. Just don't force it too Much, it will snap the drive itself.
Step 3: Mod the "zippo"
now it's time to mod the Zippo. Do what is pictured Below.
Step 4: Admire Your Work.
I know I have. and I know I will be Saving a Perfectly Good "zippo" from a Landfill. (ok, PART of a zippo.)