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Iphone cases from bike tubes

Inspired by this Ipod nano case, I decided to try making a case for my iphone out of scrap bike tubes and/or tires (every bike store seems to have tons in back). Here’s my favorite version: the tube goes in the tire, just like on your bike:)

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That version’s a bit bulky, so I typically use this slightly svelter sewed-together affair:

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Here are some more photos
; let me know if you try to build one and have any questions!

12 thoughts on “Iphone cases from bike tubes

  1. Beat me to it. Is Make really so desperate to blog about ipod cases made out of bike tires and old juice boxes? You’re getting pretty lame, guys.

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Luke Iseman

Luke Iseman makes stuff, some of which works. He invites you to drive a bike for a living (dirtnailpedicab.com), stop killing your garden (growerbot.com), and live in an off-grid shipping container (boxouse.com).

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