Phone Dock Prototype Version 2.0 Looking for Honest Feedback

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Project by AdrianM posted 10-18-2013 12:52 AM 3463 views 15 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I really appreciate the feedback you all gave me for version 1.0 in my previous post.

Here is the updated version.

I basically started over with the phone upright and added cord management and two contoured valet areas. Also added rubber feet.

Should fit three phones or 1 phone and and ipad but I still have to test the fit.

Let me know what you think of this one – good or bad feedback – it all helps.

This one is made from reclaimed elm finished with mineral oil.

Made on CNC.


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#1 posted 10-18-2013 12:54 AM

I like that quite a bit. Big enough to hold my pocket contents but not big enough to collect crap. Tastefully done.

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#2 posted 10-18-2013 01:00 AM

That appears much more useful than the first one. I like it.

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#3 posted 10-18-2013 01:39 AM

I like it too. Nice simple design.

Just consider the many phones and tablets that have cases on them.

My thought.

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#4 posted 10-18-2013 01:52 AM

I think this design is a significant improvement over the first. This has more of a “valet” look to it. I could see this on a kitchen counter, on an office desk or on a nightstand. If it was intended for use on a nightstand, I could see you using the little pockets for rings, jewelry, etc. great job. Just one question: have you tried it with a tablet yet? Just thinking that if it leans back at too great an angle it may tip.

Looks great!

-- It's better to have a tool and not need it than to need a tool and not have it.

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#5 posted 10-18-2013 02:41 AM

I agree this is a better, more versatile design Adrian. Not sure my Otter Box phone case would fit though. It is right at 3/4” thick. How is the charger cord secured? It would be a pain to constantly be turning it upside down to fish the cord out.

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#6 posted 10-18-2013 02:50 AM

Much better. :)

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#7 posted 10-18-2013 03:24 AM

I like this design, is it made for the Iphone 4 or 5?

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#8 posted 10-18-2013 04:01 AM

Will fit both iPhone 4 & 5.

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#9 posted 10-18-2013 04:13 AM

Very Nice Work/Project Indeed!! Thanks For Posting!

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#10 posted 10-18-2013 07:25 AM

Slot is 9/16 so I suppose otterbox cases will not fit this one.

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#11 posted 10-18-2013 08:17 AM

Well done. I was wondering how you did the trays. Makes sense when I read CNC… Nice job.

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

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#12 posted 10-18-2013 10:14 AM

I like it a lot! I saw the holes going down for the cords, but are there holes in the back to feed the cords through?

Ken- I was thinking making it like a Bandsaw box/tray for those of us without CNC capability… yet. :)

Adrian making the back piece taller & deeper would allow for tablet use, too. is it wide enough to fit two phone if they’re laying down on their sides?? those are my 2 cents worth. great job

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#13 posted 10-18-2013 11:00 AM

I really like the look of it. Looks very functional. Good display of wood also.

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#14 posted 10-18-2013 12:04 PM

Chris said it. Some “organizers” are so big they become depositories for 86 pens, 37 old receipts, 8 bucks worth of change, etc, etc. Your design is VERY well-planned, elegant, and functional.

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#15 posted 10-18-2013 01:08 PM

Honestly… I need one of those! As with all the comments above mine, it’s perfect for what I carry in my pockets every day, but not large enough to start collecting junk. My one question is: how deep is the slot for the electonics?

-- -- Measure twice, cut once; why, did the wood grow?

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