Cell Phone Holder

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Project by kyle89 posted 01-16-2017 07:23 AM 2206 views 9 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a piece I recently finished for my wife. The base is Purple Heart and the two cut outs holding the phone are maple.

I started by cutting the profile on the bandsaw, and then once that was done, I cut it in half lengthwise on the bandsaw again, giving me two separate pieces.

I also added four 3/4” oak dowel rods onto the bottom, which allowed for a charger to be plugged into the phone, by running it through the hole I drilled in the channel where the phone rests.

Very simple project and numerous ways you could go about designing the character profiles to hold the phone.

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#1 posted 01-16-2017 09:07 AM


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#2 posted 01-16-2017 03:22 PM


-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#3 posted 01-16-2017 10:17 PM

Great idea.

-- Steve, South Carolina,

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#4 posted 01-16-2017 10:43 PM

I like it guy. Simple and fun…

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#5 posted 01-17-2017 12:41 AM

Very original I like it

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#6 posted 01-17-2017 02:38 PM

Very Cool project! Love it!

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#7 posted 01-17-2017 05:23 PM

Too funny! I like the colour match between phone cover and base wood.

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#8 posted 01-17-2017 08:05 PM

Good idea, compliments.

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