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These iPod cases, made from cassette tape shells and 45 record vinyl, are commercial items, which cost US$45 each, but it’d be a cinch to replicate something similar, if you’d rather roll your own.

45 Nano Cases – [via] Link


  • HOW TO – Vinyl record table lamp – Link
  • DIY Dali vinyl record clock – Link
  • Glasses made from vinyl records – Link

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture, including the first book about the web (Mosaic Quick Tour) and the Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Building Robots. He is currently working on a best-of collection of his writing, called Borg Like Me.



  1. cheesy says:

    Freakin awesome. I might have to start using my Nano again instead of my iPhone for music…

  2. designerstuffonly says:

    wow, that looks amazin! so different, but not me :P

    ipods are great!! gettin mine covered in crystals from Crystal-Iced Accessories:

    Will be visiting this blog again for more quality information!! xx

  3. ham954 says:

    I like these kinds of things. I have so many of those old cassette tapes I can sell them as iPod cases.

    If you need to replace your iPod battery then check this iPod batteries out.

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