Many of us have tablets and iPads today, and watching vids or reading something on your tablet isn’t always comfortable if you can’t hold it more or less vertically. Make or buy a stand to hold the piece and watch cooking videos comfortably in the kitchen, watch your favorite shows and read books if it’s an e-reader. Let’s have a look at some simple DIY ideas.
Wood And Plywood
This simple and stylish tablet stand is made of a piece of plywood and is very comfy in using. It won’t take much time to make, you’ll need just some sandpaper and a hand saw, and you may also add a finish if you want – some stain or paint of your choice. So easy and so fast!
This stand is made of Douglas fir, it looks stylish and chic and will fit many tablets, phones and e-readers. Make one fast and easily and add a chic dark stain for an elegant feel, and voila! The size is up to you, here it’s rather large, you may go for a small piece.
This piece is exactly for those who love watching something while doing kitchen things: the stand is made of a wooden cutting board. Attach some wooden wedges to the cutting board to hold your tablet, the board should be a bit larger than the gadget. Read some details to make one for your kitchen and enjoy!
This creative stand is made of a whole combo of different woods: Cherry, Maple, and Purple Heart. They were cut from a kit of cutting boards, and then glued together to achieve that chic striped look. Such a tablet won’t take much space and is flat on the table, it’s rather creative and cool. Find out how to make it in details.
Make a small and comfortable stand of a scrap piece of wood – so easy and so fast! Take a small piece of wood, drill holes that are proper to hold the tablet and then stain or paint it as you want. The item is also nice for holding a phone, an e-reader and much more!
Get some wood to make this chic tablet stand with some metal holders! This stand was made in a couple of minutes and secured with metal screws, it’s painted white, though you may go for any color or stain that you like. The piece is a bit rustic and fun, make one to hold your table comfortably!
Go modern chic with some basswood! Make sure your basswood is thick enough so your tablet is secure and go crafting. Find out how to attach these pieces of basswood and then stain them to make a tablet stand. Stain it dark to make the stand look laconic and modern chic, and enjoy!
A modern slide together tablet stand can be turned into a chic and cool one if you hack it a little bit. The piece is renovated with gold glitter paint and patterned paper, not very difficult! Read how to disassemble and then assemble the piece and spruce it up for fun. The resulting piece looks a bit glam and rather retro.
Want some fun? Make this bold and cute cardboard squirrel stand! You’ll need much cardboard to cutout many squirrels that you are going to glue to each other. The tablet will be placed on the back and tail of the animal. The piece is unfinished, though you may add some face and other stuff or paint it somehow, or you may give it to your kids to go creative.
Need a fast and simple tablet stand? Make some of cardboard! The kind of cardboard with 2 layers of waves is enough for this project. The whole project is about cutting and gluing piece of cardboard, and you will make it very fast. Enjoy!
Need functionality? Make a tablet cover and a stand in one (or it may be used for an e-reader). The item is made of cardboard and is covered with floral print fabric, though you may use any fabric you like. The good thing is that your tablet will be 100% secure in this cover and stand. Enjoy using one!
This tablet or reader stand will add a whimsy and fun touch to your space as it looks like a fun striped and colorful pillow. This is a little bean bag filled with polyfil to make it hold your tablet comfortably. Keep in mind that if you have kids or pets, they may drop it as the holder isn’t 100% secure.
Quilting-weight fabric was used for making this cover and holder for a tablet or an e-reader. It won’t hold the piece very vertically, it will be more horizontally but I totally like it, especially for reading, and the gadget is held with an oversized button – not very secure but still cute and fast to make. Get inspired!
Here’s one more super colorful and fun beanbag iPad or tablet stand. The piece is made of very colorful printed fabric and is decorated with a little bow, the filling is polyfill. Read how to make one to spruce up your space a little bit for fun.