Quirky, a New York–based startup that socially connects a network of inventors, quickly hammered out a design for Core, an iPhone dock that was made available for pre-order via partner Fab.com.

Then there were the DIY'ers, like Casey Neistat. The filmmaker did what he does best: He chronicled his latest project to build an iPhone 5 dock using scrap wood, a dremel router saw and some screws. And he did it for only $1.

To see what it takes to build a home-made dock, hit play on the video below.

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