Step 6: DIY Wifi Extender - The Stand
Now what about this stand business, this really was me just mucking about but it turned out to be quiet useful.
What you want to do is take the bottom of the tin you cut off and cut three small triangles out of it evenly around its circumference, bend the remaning triangles down to make a sort of tripod shape. Then you want to bend them in the middle so the corner of each triangle touches then solder them together, now just solder it to the cantenna. This might seem a bit silly but it really helps when trying to point the antenna and it costs you nothing.
Alrighty your probibly wanting to know was it worth the effort well for me yes. I have not had a chance to do exensive testing, but from some basic testing it seems to be giving me a 15db increase over the stock d-link antenna which is certainly a massive increase for the minimal cost of the build.