IPod Speaker Amp-thing.

This is a cool project that will take five minutes at the most.
The best part is that if you have all the parts, you don't have to buy anything.
the project is also kind of green because it recycles two plastic cups.
I should probably add that this was from popular science march 09

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Step 1: The Materials

The materials are:
-a sharp point
-2 plastic cups
-3 toothpicks
-and, of course, two out-of-the-box iPod headphones and iPod

Step 2: Cut the Holes

For this step, all you have to do is cut 2 holes in the bottom of one of the cups. cut the holes small, so that you can adjust to your liking.

Step 3: More Holes

This is probable the hardest, because you can't just stick the toothpicks in. you have to stick the sets of holes relativaly close to each other

Step 4: Attach and Rock!

Attach the 2 cups. They should fit smooth-ish together. Rotate it if the toothpicks and holes don't match up.

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    11 Discussions


    10 years ago on Introduction

    OMG they killed Kenny!  ....sorry, first thing I thought of when I saw the photo.

    Can I use a paperclip heated over a flame punch the holes?  Because a diy project is always more fun with the addition of fire. 

    (I know if I heat the cup too much it will melt flat cuz it's the same #6 plastic as shrinkydinks, takes seconds and makes a nice Cristmas ornament, bookmark, etc.)

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    10 years ago on Introduction

    Ah, sugar in the raw. i didnt see that until i visited washington state, lol smuggled it back to IL, lol


    10 years ago on Introduction

    No bionicles? No bionicles! That's aweful!!!! LOLOLOLOLOL (it was a joke. although i really do like them. :)


    10 years ago on Introduction

    this was in a popular science magazine in the diy section