phone charging docking cradles

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Project by Jim Sellers posted 10-17-2016 03:31 PM 1324 views 12 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Got tired of charger cable flopping around and picking it up off the floor so decided I needed a charging cradle but I couldn’t make just one. Quick and easy projects. Four made from cherry, other from ebonized walnut with maple and purpleheart accent.

-- J.C.Sellers, Norcross, Ga. Just cut it right the first time. The best carpenters make the fewest chips.

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#1 posted 10-17-2016 03:55 PM

Very nice design. Just out of curiosity, the small pieces that the phone sits on – how did you attach them to the back?

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#2 posted 10-17-2016 04:36 PM

Good thinking , Jim. Looks real nice with that choice of wood!!

cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 10-17-2016 04:48 PM

Thanks Jim and docspenser. Since clamping would be difficult on a triangular shape I used the gel superglue. I think it’s classified as CA glue ???

-- J.C.Sellers, Norcross, Ga. Just cut it right the first time. The best carpenters make the fewest chips.

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#4 posted 10-17-2016 06:59 PM

Now you have to buy more phones. LOL! Might have something here if you post them on etsy? Nice work.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#5 posted 10-17-2016 07:34 PM

These are fantastic Jim.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#6 posted 10-17-2016 10:32 PM

Looks great, like the wood combo, the half circle sanded out is a nice touch.

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#7 posted 10-17-2016 10:35 PM

Great looking set of docking stations!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#8 posted 10-18-2016 01:47 PM

Good idea. I like the cord hide.

-- "My god has more wood than your god" ... G. Carlin.

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#9 posted 10-19-2016 02:45 AM

Neat little project. I might have to borrow your idea. Would make great little projects to give as gifts for the upcoming holidays.

-- No man is an island but some of us like being a peninsula.

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#10 posted 10-19-2016 08:59 AM

Nice work

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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