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Picture of Ipad Mini Hand Stand
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The goal of this project was to create a unique stand for an Ipad Mini. I first thought of this project when i seen the ad photos of the Ipad being held in a persons hand! As I had a mini I looked for creative stands for it but unfortunately I couldn't find anything cool enough so decided to make my own.

Items required
  • Exacto Knife (Other cutting implement)
  • Duct tape
  • Cardboard
  • Measuring Jug
  • Smooth on Alja-Safe® for hand mold. (Available form http://www.smooth-on.com/ -us http://www.benam.co.uk - uk)
  • Smooth on Smooth cast 300 (Also available form http://www.smooth-on.com/ -us http://www.benam.co.uk - uk)
  • Water
  • Pint sized plastic cups or larger
  • Container to make mold in
  • Bucket for mixing
  • Hand blender or drill to mix
  • Wooden or plastic mixing rod
  • Sand paper

Step 1: The Ipad Dummy

Picture of The Ipad Dummy
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The first step is to make a cardboard duplicate of the ipad to use during the molding process as I am sure nobody wished to ruin their Ipad. First i cut a piece of card board slightly smaller than the Ipad so  my mold would hold the ipad securely. I then covered it in duct tape so the cardboard would keep its shape while in the alginate. 

Step 2: Resizing Dummy

Picture of Resizing Dummy
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Once that was made the next step was making the alginate solution however before I did this I discovered that my container was not tall enough for my hand and the dummy ipad. I cut the dummy down in height so that my hand would still hold it i the correct manner but didn't have the excess beyond my finger tips.
 
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Schmidty161 year ago
Hey i just got this case u might like ipad mini survivor
Nice!!
one10star1 year ago
Sweet
jadyoh1 year ago
Good concept but it's really creepy. Reminds me of the Addams family. Lol.
sonicrz1 year ago
Creepy but cool
great for Halloween!!!
Ringer16331 year ago
this is awesome!