Purchasing docks and stands from online stores might be overly expensive. If you want to save a whole lot of money, you should consider making your very own iPhone dock or stand.
In this article, I have listed 26 DIY iPhone docks and stands that are very cheap to make. Some of them require woodworking equipment and others don’t.
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1. Simple iPhone Dock
Here’s a creative iPhone dock that you can make for yourself. It is the kind of dock that your friends will admire. The best part is, you can make it yourself using wood and a few other tools. This iPhone dock is a great way to charge your phone. If done rightly, you won’t need to worry about your phone falling off.
2. Wood iPhone Dock DIY
This iPhone dock is ideal for people who work in offices and are always in need of their devices. With this wooden dock, you can keep your iPhone on your table. The making process requires that you have some woodworking skills. You will also need to get some woodworking tools handy.
3. Lego iPhone Dock DIY
It’s okay if you do not have woodworking experience. While doing my research, I found this iPhone dock that does not require woodworking skills. All you would need to do is get lego blocks and follow the instructions in the DIY guide. This is a fast way to make an iPhone dock.
4. Cardboard iPhone Dock
If you do not have lego blocks or wood for your iPhone dock, you can settle for cardboard. Check out this cute cardboard iPhone dock. It is also easy to make, although you might not get it right at first, you can persist until you get it right. This is by far one of the quickest to make iPhone dock.
5. iPhone Box Dock
In this DIY project, you will see how to make an iPhone dock from an iPhone 3G box. The making process is very simple and can be completed in less than an hour. You can make the box compatible with any iPhone of your choice.
6. Recycled CD iPhone Dock
For this DIY project, the creator used CD’s to create this iPhone dock. I think this would be great for offices. If you are looking for a cheap iPhone dock that you can make from old stuff in your home, here’s one.
7. Wooden iPhone/iPod Dock
This dock is also cheap to make. You will need a few tools handy to make this dock. I love the fact that this mini charging station can support not only iPhones but iPods too. This particular tutorial is made specifically for a 32 pin cable. You can customize your dock to work for recent iPhone versions.
8. iPhone 3GS Dock With NES Controller
I have always been a video game fan. I fell in love with this NES controller dock at first sight. The tutorial on how to make this is not included, but if you are creative, you can figure out how to make this on your own.
9. Hanging Magnetic iPhone Dock
I love this DIY idea; it is a great method of charging your phone and storing it safely. With this durable magnetic iPhone dock, you won’t need to worry about your iPhone falling off. The making process is quite easy to follow.
10. DIY iPhone Dock For Car
Having an iPhone dock in your car would come in handy, especially when you are in need of GPS navigation. You can purchase an iPhone dock online, but trust me when I say it is more fun to make an iPhone dock yourself. This iPhone dock for a car is quite easy to make.
11. Rock Climber iPhone Docks
Are you looking for a more creative idea for your iPhone? Here’s one. It is called the “Rock climber iPhone dock”. It is not so easy to make. You will need to pay rapt attention to the DIY guide for you to make this iPhone dock without flaws.
12. iPhone Desk Stand DIY
I have seen a lot of beautiful iPhone desk stands online, but this one is unique. I also prefer this one because you get to make it yourself. This desk stand would look amazing on any office or work desk. The making process won’t take much time to complete.
13. iPhone Bike Stand
Even bike users are not left out. If you own a bike, you do not need to purchase an expensive iPhone stand when you can simply make one for yourself. This iPhone bike stand is easy to make and install. If made rightly, you won’t have to worry about your phone falling off your bike.
14. Credit Card iPhone Stand DIY
Did you know that you can build a fancy stand for your iPhone using a credit card? No? Well, now, you know. In this DIY project, you will learn how to convert your old credit card into a portable stand for your iPhone. I love this idea.
15. C-Clamp iPhone Stand
Here’s yet another creative idea. Don’t get scared because of the nail. This iPhone stand is built in a way that it doesn’t hurt your iPhone when in use. In this DIY project, you will learn how to make this C-clamp iPhone stand. It supports any iPhone and Android devices too.
16. Plywood iPhone Stand DIY
This stand is perfect for office tables. It even has a compartment for placing your keys and wristwatch. This iPhone stand is made from plywood. The making process will require the use of machines for cutting and shaping.
17. Soda Can iPhone Stand DIY
This is one of my favourite creative ideas. This iPhone stand was made from an empty soda can. This is not something you see every day. It is easy to make and does not require large equipment to craft.
18. Index Card iPhone Stand
This iPhone stand is ideal for iPhone users that love watching movies from their device. The best part about this iPhone stand is that you don’t need to spend a dime to make it. All you need are the necessary tools, and you’ll be able to make this iPhone stand.
19. DIY iPhone Wooden Stand
I have seen a lot of beautiful wooden iPhone stands available for purchase online. Most of them are overpriced. Why settle for them when you can make this stunning wooden stand yourself. I love the design of this wooden stand. You can make yours fit the iPhone version you are using.
20. DIY Wooden Chair iPhone Stand
I found yet another amazingly outstanding iPhone dock that you can easily make for your iPhone. It will look great on your office table. The process of making this iPhone dock is quite easy to follow.
21. Simple Wooden iPhone Stand DIY
Here’s one of my favourite iPhone wooden stands. With this stand, you can place your phone in horizontal or vertical mode easily. The making process of this wooden iPhone stand would require the use of woodworking tools for shaping and cutting.
22. 2-Minutes iPhone Stand
Did you forget your iPhone stand at home and you require a quick fix at the office? Here’s a DIY project that will help. In this project, you will learn how to make an iPhone stand in just 2-minutes.
23. DIY iPhone Dock
Here is an amazing iPhone organizer that you can make for your office or bedside. I love the fact that you can use it to store more than just your iPhone. The making process involves the use of specific woodworking tools.
24. DIY iPhone Stand Using Cardboard
Cardboard can be used to create a lot of things; an iPhone stand is one of those things. In this DIY project, you will get to learn how to make an iPhone stand in four different ways using cardboard.
25. DIY Beautiful iPhone Dock Station
This iPhone dock station is ideal for modern settings. It can be used in your home, office or anywhere that has a counter or tabletop. The design of this iPhone dock is really outstanding. For you to make this, you will need a few woodworking equipment.
26. LED iPhone Stand DIY
In this DIY project, the creator was able to add LED to the iPhone stand, making it look amazingly outstanding. This project might take you some time to make, but it will be worth it in the end.