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    I use USB sticks for my music and podcasts in the car. Problem is, the collection has gotten fairly large, and the sticks are too small to real label well. Also, they do not have single cases available that would be a consistent size.Your material looks ideal for this. 1.Cut a rectangle big enough to hold the largest size . . . probably about 2x4 inches, maybe 2x3. This would be the base.2. Cut more rectangles the same size, but with pieces cut out using the laser cutter, custom for the type of flash drive.3. Bond piece from step two to piece from step one. (People might want to put Velcro in to keep the drive in place.) Now you have a consistent rectangle size for the drives.(It *might* work best to go with a rectangle the size of old cassette boxes. This is bigger than strictly...

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    I use USB sticks for my music and podcasts in the car. Problem is, the collection has gotten fairly large, and the sticks are too small to real label well. Also, they do not have single cases available that would be a consistent size.Your material looks ideal for this. 1.Cut a rectangle big enough to hold the largest size . . . probably about 2x4 inches, maybe 2x3. This would be the base.2. Cut more rectangles the same size, but with pieces cut out using the laser cutter, custom for the type of flash drive.3. Bond piece from step two to piece from step one. (People might want to put Velcro in to keep the drive in place.) Now you have a consistent rectangle size for the drives.(It *might* work best to go with a rectangle the size of old cassette boxes. This is bigger than strictly necessary, but allows the use of old cassette carriers, which are readily found in thrift shops/jumble sales, and also need to be taken out of the waste-stream.)

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  • FrRob commented on phalanx447's instructable Recycled Material Composition Book2 years ago
    Recycled Material Composition Book

    might work better to use an awl for the hole punching. I used that and had an old phone book underneath to protect the table.

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