Introduction: Book to Tablet Stand

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Tablet stand made from a 400 page book and some epoxy resin. Paper micarta is the proper term for it, but it doesn't really capture the essence of the idea. Those 400 pages hold but a single story, and now they can upright a device capable of holding thousands of stories.
Really it's the ultimate upcycling!

And with only a book and 30 some odd ounces of epoxy, you can make your own!

Thank for you for idea Caleb: http://makezine.com/author/calebkkraft/

Want to see more? Here is the link to my website article on this project! : http://woodmangler.blogspot.com/2014/07/book-tabl...

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Kyleluvspets (author)2015-03-04

I love how you make it sound like it's. just for more reading... haha. great idea though.

sir_ghattas (author)2015-02-24

This is awesome! I'm definately gonna have to make one.

supreme creator (author)2014-08-11

the book makes a great stand for a tablet nice job

EmcySquare (author)2014-07-28

If you add small pieces of cereal box carboard in between the pages so that ther are un-evenly leveled, you could get "3D-waves" once flattened with the sander. Same things knifemakers do in their micarta to make patterns and decorations ;)

kludge77 (author)EmcySquare2014-07-28

Is that how they do it? Thanks I really appreciate the knoweldge!

EmcySquare (author)kludge772014-07-28

look at this great other 'ible to get the idea, the pictures at step 4
;-)

Eldalote (author)2014-07-26

Wow, this is really cool! :O

kludge77 (author)Eldalote2014-07-26

thank you!

Degga_D (author)2014-07-25

Looks very good

kludge77 (author)Degga_D2014-07-26

thanks!

What?!?! this is so cool!

Wild right?! Thank you as always!

kludge77 (author)2014-07-26

Totally! I really wanted to see the words on the outside, but you could absolutley have left the cover on.

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