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Durables iPad sleeve by DODOCase

In 2006, techies Patrick Buckley and Craig Dalton met while training for the Ironman. Buckly, a mechanical engineer and Dalton, a veteran of several start-ups dreamed up DODOCase, a way to help keep the art of bookbinding alive and "off the extinction list" (where the Dodo bird resides). It adapts the techniques to the modern world of iPads, e-readers, and tablets. Its San Francisco HQ includes an in-house print shop, bookbindery, and wood shop.
Cost: $64.95