Ipod Nano Card Case

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Introduction: Ipod Nano Card Case

this is my first instructable i will show you how to make a ipod nano case from half a deck of cards.

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Step 1: Stuff You Will Need

-deck of cards
-pen
-white glue
-paint brush
-ipod nano
-sharp knife
-tape
-ruler

Step 2: Glueing the Cards Together

take one card and put a ring of glue around the card

Step 3: Spread the Glue Around.

take the paint brush and spread the glue around.

Step 4: Put Another Card on Top

put another card on top of the glued card and line up the edges

Step 5: Makeing the Card Stack

repeat steps 2,3 and 4 over and over until you have used about half of the deck of cards.

Step 6: Trace Ipod

trace your ipod onto a card but remember to leave a spot for the headphones.

Step 7: The Traced Peice

take the traced piece and cut it out then put it on top of the deck of glued cards and trace it onto the deck.

Step 8: Cutting the Deck

take your sharp knife and cut into the deck on the traced line you made with pen. cut until you only have about 5 cards not cut.

Step 9: Test Fit

take your ipod nano and see it it will fit in or not. if it does not cut the cards down a little

Step 10: Front

take a ruler and measure how far the screen is in. take one card and cut it out

Step 11: Glue It On

to glue it on the stack of cards only glue 3 sides to you can take your ipod nano in and out when you need to charge it or what ever.

Step 12: Making the Cover

glue two cards front to front

Step 13: Finish

tape the cover on and make the cover like a hinge. put an apple sticker on the front and your done enjoy. :)

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    36 Discussions

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    TSC
    TSC

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    That is a sweet case it has inspired me to try to make one like it!!!!!!!!!

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    TSC
    TSC

    10 years ago on Introduction

    Good job I would make one but i do not have a deck of cards!

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    maeve
    maeve

    11 years ago on Introduction

    My new nano doesnt fit on regular sized playing cards, but i made one for my freind. I also cut a round hole so you can use the keypad, and put clear cellofane over the front instead of adding another cover.

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    Coliflower
    Coliflower

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    but, if you're looking for a case, it fits perfectly (at least vertically) in an altoids tin. there are a few guides on instructables about these, you should check 'em out. I'm also probably going to write an 'ible on it.

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    yodog4444
    yodog4444

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    you could use a deck of jumbo sized cards....

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    berky93
    berky93

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    I found that notecards are the perfect size for a touch case

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    mweston
    mweston

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    Hey, thats what I was looking for, I just upgraded my touch to the new one today!

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    mweston
    mweston

    Reply 11 years ago on Introduction

    The new iPod Nano and Touch came out September 9th in the U.S.

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    LaserTaser64
    LaserTaser64

    11 years ago on Introduction

    you could line the sides of the inside with tissue so it wouldnt be too hard... anyway, nice job

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    rada194
    rada194

    11 years ago on Introduction

    i couldnt do it first of all glue was everywhere and 2nd i cut it and it peeled the cars of the cardboard

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    killer towels
    killer towels

    11 years ago on Introduction

    nice!!! ill make a cutout of the scroll wheel so it can be used in the case.

    Any mods to make this work for the 2nd Gen of Ipod nano? (I think I just found a way: Glue to cards together to make it taller?)

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    kylethenerd
    kylethenerd

    11 years ago on Introduction

    im gonna make one for my new shuffle
    and since its about half the size

    im gonna make a second hole thats a little deeper to put my headphones into,

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    Redneck2
    Redneck2

    11 years ago on Introduction

    I love this instructable and has inspired me to make one of my own.

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    Joanassie
    Joanassie

    12 years ago on Introduction

    awesome. my music-lover and card-player can co-exist now.