Dog-simple phone charging station

Computers & Mobile
Dog-simple phone charging station

Over at the Steampunk Workshop, Jake von Slatt posted this brief item:

Here’s a dead simple cell phone charging station I installed next to our main entrance. It’s just a pair of hangers of the sort you’d use in the garage to store a shovel or a rake. If your wall isn’t made of barn-board like ours, you can screw the hangers into a block of wood and use regular drywall anchors to attach it.

Note: if you have an older phone with a transformer type wall wart you’ll want to add a power strip with a switch since those older supplies drew nearly the same amount of power when disconnected from the phone as they did when charging it.

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at

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