Iphone cases from bike tubes

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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:)


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


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. Émile says:

    that is one ugly case… must be pretty resistant though.

  2. TD says:

    even though I am no fan of “i” anything, that case just doesn’t suit the relative beauty of the phone.

  3. Anonymous says:

    oh wait no its not.

  4. iChad says:

    Glorious day! I finally found a replacement for my raggedy old Duct Tape iPhone case.

  5. Red Baron says:

    Is this a joke?

    It is, without doubt, the least skillfully made item I have ever seen on your site.

  6. hurf DURF says:

    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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