There are plenty of third-party cases available for the PSP, but why not make your own?
You’ve eyed them in stores and online. Yet none of the commercially available PSP cases that you have seen manage to blend individuality with the coolness of the raw PSP in the necessary ratio to warrant their purchase. You want something to protect your PSP, but you also want something that maintains the coolness factor and makes your PSP definitively yours. The only option left within easy reach is to design and make your own PSP case. This hack will walk you through the necessary steps to make your own PSP case out of cardboard.
The short answer: why not cardboard?
The longer reply is that cardboard is a good choice for a do-it-yourself PSP case because of many of the same reasons why it is one of the most common forms of packaging. It’s cheap, strong, impact-resistant, easily replaceable, bendable, and although it can be rigid, it still has some give. And, perhaps most importantly, you can probably find a suitable piece of cardboard for this project lying around your house or place of work.
If you are a recycling maniac and just sent the cardboard out yesterday, nicely stacked in the little blue bin that will transport it to cardboard heaven, never fear: there are many places where you can find free cardboard in good shape. Try your local bookstore or liquor store. They are very familiar with people asking for boxes when moving, so your request for a box ...