My own adjustable iPad stand

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  1. iSoozin60

    iSoozin60 iPF Novice

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    I've been looking for a case/stand for days and still haven't found something I'm willing to pay for. I already have the Apple case and I'm happy with it, except for the fact that it isn't adjustable for viewing. A little while ago I called my husband at work to ask him if he could cut a couple of triangles out of a 2x4 so I could try making my Apple case stand up like I want. In the meantime, I decided to go in the garage to see what I could find that would help me determine the dimensions I need for the triangles. I found Lots of cardboard, so I figured I could make some triangles out of it to see what would work best.

    I also found the pieces that came in the box with my iPad from Apple. And came up with an almost perfect solution.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/43259790@N08/4702893823/in/photostream/

    Susan
     
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  2. Dr.Gee

    Dr.Gee iPad Enthusiast

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    Buy a commemorative plate stand for a few bucks.
     
  3. iSoozin60

    iSoozin60 iPF Novice

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    Would that work on my lap?? I use my ipad on my lap, 99% of the time.
     
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    That is gorgeous.:rolleyes:
     
  5. iSoozin60

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    LOL. And it works!! Actually, I just made a couple of triangles out of cardboard and they work really well - gives me different angles out of one triangle.

    At this point I'm not looking for something pretty, I'm looking for something functional. I'll work on pretty later!!! ;)
     
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    michali iPad Enthusiast

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    I use mine a lot on my lap too....my knees work well as an adjustable stand!
     
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    Dr.Gee iPad Enthusiast

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    Sure.tape it to something flat.
     
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    I like your solution:D too many whiners out there complaining they can't find something to buy. Hell, do it yourself and enjoy it, good for you!
     
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    Simple and it works! I love it....
     
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    Nice and simple. BTW, nice countertops.
     
  12. iSoozin60

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    Thank you!! I love them!!!!
     
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    That was applicable .. good work susan :)
     
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    CaptKirk iPad Junkie

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    Very clever......and yea the counter tops are nice :p
     
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    I think I know what you want

    Am currently brain storming new ideas for a stand, I'll post it in a week or so. Great idea.
     

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