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New Acrylic Ipad Stand

Discussion in 'iPad DIY' started by littlebuddha, Oct 13, 2010.

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    Hi guys, got myself a new wireless keyboard and needed a quick stand for the IPAD so had some Acrylic bits around so thought id knock one up, also made a couple for the IPODS to.
    Nice and easy to bend up, used a hot air gun then just used my small sanding drum to make the opening for the button. 4mm Acrylic. Bit of sanding on the edges and there you go.
    Oh and the case my IPAD is in, is a Carbon type and it fits great feels great, best one i have found, got it of EBay for £8.00 just under and that was with postage, real happy with it.:D

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    :cool:

    The best ideas are the simplest.
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    Excellent work. Well done.
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    Nice one. Why don't you post it on instructables.com? :)
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    I made a similar thing with PVC.
    But I am not using anymore since I bought the apple case.

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    I bought my wooden one for $8 today at the hobby store.

    Already loving it

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    Am impressed
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    well done
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    Those are sweet. i think i might make one out of FiberGlass
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    Would that wooden stand scratch the screen?
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    I was wondering that myself, but guess you could cut off some of the would that curves up and still have support for the ipad.
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    I thought it was a rack for showing plates off, mum had one just like it on her dresser, identical to it. but if it works.
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    Doesn't touch the screen and holds the pad in either orientation. Best of all they work with the apple case on. Mine stands beside my main monitor and acts as an overflow or a pdf/reference screen when needed.

    And yes it is a plate stand but with the high back it's easy to tap on without knocking the stand over :)
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    I thought thats what it looked like, but what the hell if it works for you and your happy with it then it does the job. And its not going to have a daft price tag on it to.:D
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    Woww impressing!!
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    LOL i love it! I just wish there were more like the otter box stand only adjustable to any angle.
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    wow, awesome
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    Check out the i.Sound Stand for iPad by dreamGEAR

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