CNET came out with a very easy way to make your own stylus in practically 2 minutes. This is more for people who are just unwilling to part with $10 and wait for it to be shipped over.
So here’s what you need:-
Once you have all that you need, here are the steps:-
There you have it, that’s all you need to do to make a stylus. Maybe you’re wondering why does it work? Aluminium foil and water is the key ingredient where static electricity from your fingers touching the foil will pass it through to the cotton swab and the water is the conductor.
However if you find it a hassle after reading all this, there are some pretty decent stylus for less than $5. Anyway here’s the video on how to do it.