Love it or hate it, but you cannot ignore it. When it comes to the almighty iPhone, I can’t help but use this cliche.
The iPhone always evokes a passionate fervor among fanboys or a strong disdain among haters. There is no middle ground here folks!
Personally I love the iPhone and always scrounging the internet for iPhone accessories. But at times pimping up your iPhone may cost big bucks and thank god for man’s ingenuity. Here are some of the best iPhone home made docks!
Turn A NES Controller Into An iPhone Dock
Show off your geeky side by transforming an old NES controller into a cool iPhone dock. This one requires some mean techie skills, so be warned! Instructions here.
Lego iPhone Dock
You can do pretty much anything with Lego blocks so why not make an iPhone dock? The dock has a very old school feel to it and only takes few minutes to make. Check out the details here.
iPhone Charging Wall Stand/Dock
If the thought of even spending few bucks on a DIY project makes you cringe then boy will you be happy with this one. All you need is a discarded shampoo bottle and some 3M picture hanging strips. Not the best looking dock out there but hey it gets the job done. Instructions here.
Knex iPhone Dock
If you love fiddling with K’NEX construction toys then why not just make a dock out of it? It looks cool and you will also get a sense of accomplishment which can be pretty rare these days! Details here.
Automata iPhone Dock
One of my personal favorites as this one has a “wow factor” to it. This dock create a mechanism to change the iPhone’s orientation using arrangements of wooden gears. Details here
Laser-cut iPhone/iPod Dock
This minimalists crystal like dock can be made easily at home as it made of four slices of 1/4? acrylic (actual width 0.22?). Check out the detailed instructions here.
DIY iPhone 3GS Box Dock
Since recycling is always a good thing, why not make use of the box which comes with your precious iPhone? Make a iPhone 3GS box into a custom docking station just like Vince Tang who also used the dock plate included with his 3GS, along with his docking cable. Details here.
Recycled CD iPhone Dock
We know you are too cool for cds but don’t throw them out yet. Instead just make an iPhone dock out of it. Its not easy as it looks so read the instructions here.
DIY iPhone Binder Clip Dock
Necessity is the mother of invention! Check out this uber cool Binder Clip dock on Youtube. The video has all the instructions.
Sega Mega Drive Meets iPhone Dock
Rummage through your attic and see if you have a Sega lying around so that you can make a Sega Mega iPhone Dock. Details here.
So these were just many of the iPhone docks tutorials out there. Let us know how your endeavor went and do share your ideas for home-made iPhone docks.