Gift Project If You Have A Friend Or Family Member Who Has A Tablet This Stand Makes A Perfect Gift It Combines Both Function And Looks And Can Be Made To Suit Just About Any Tablet
Gift project if you have a friend or family member who has a tablet this stand makes a perfect gift it combines both function and looks and can be made to suit just about any tablet is article about Magazine bookmarked by chris with ID 11632804348 was uploaded on 13-04-2019 and has been viewed 64,047 times.
Make a Tablet Stand Photos by Rob Brown; Illustration by Len Churchill INFO: DIFFICULTY - 2/5LENGTH/TIME - 2/5COST - 2/5SPECIAL TECHNIQUES - BENT LAMINATION WITH VENEERBefore machining any wood, some consideration must be given to the dimensions of this stand.
All tablets vary in size, and a stand must be built with a specific tablet in mind.Tablets range in size from about 4" x 7" to 7" x 10".Their thickness also varies.There are two main parts to this stand - a curved base and a vertical support arm.
I suggest making the curved base so that its two outer ends are slightly narrower than the width of the tablet to be used on the stand.The height of the stand isn't as crucial, but finishing at a similar height to the tablet makes sense.
I made a quick mock-up of the stand so I could check for size and balance.I would strongly recommend taking 10 minutes to do the same.MaterialsIt is possible to steam bend the curved base, but for many that's far too difficult and involved.
Cutting the curve from solid wood would leave weak short grain, which would easily break.Plywood is certainly an option, but to cover the unsightly layers...