This Guy Colors His Smartphone Camera With a Sharpie. You’ll Be Doing the Same When You See Why

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Not convinced that you really can craft a functioning camera from toothpicks or bake a cake entirely from sugar and air? Neither is he, so he sets out to put some of Pinterest’s wackiest ideas to the test.

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For example, Rob’s previous videos have seen him trying, ultimately unsuccessfully, to remove red wine stains with white wine and make glasses from beer bottles. His attempt to create faux-antique furniture using acid and paint did, on the other hand, sort of work.

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In a video he published in September 2014, though, Rob took the rather more unusual step of covering the camera on his expensive smartphone with layers of Sharpie ink and tape. And the reason why is pretty mind-blowing.

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