Introduction: Kitchen Tablet-mount From Sugru
Want to check recipes in the kitchen or watch Netflix as you wash the dishes... mount a tablet to a cupboard door.
Step 1: Location
I didn't want to see the mount when not in use so I made it on the inside of the cupboard door.
When putting it on the inside you have to be careful not to have anything lined up with the inside shelf. A door isn't much good if it won't close. :-)
The first step was to hold up the tablet to mark a general location. At this point I was only concerned about locating the bottom edge. I used a straight edge to identify a level line and marked the location for the bottom two supports, spaced about an inch inside each corner of the tablet.
Step 2: Make the Bottom Supports
I taped a straw to my guide line to use as a thickness guide.
I used half a pack of Sugru for each support. Mush it up, press firmly into position and shape as desired.
After I had the general shape I removed the straw and held the tablet in place to verify the thickness.
A little reshaping was needed to ensure the tablet would sit well in the supports. The fit in the bottom ones is critical to keep it from slipping out and hitting the floor if you bump the door.
Let it cure till the next day.
Step 3: Top Supports
This step was even easier. I put the tablet in place and used Scotch tape at the top to hold it in place. Don't cover the location on the door surface where your sports will be located. I also placed tape in the exact position on the tablet where my top supports would be located. I didn't want Sugru sticking to the face of my tablet.
I used half a pack of Sugru for each support. Mush it up, press firmly into place and shape as desired.
Let that cure for little while at least before removing the tablet. I stuck some straws in there again to ensure the top supports didn't droop too much.
Let it cure for a day.
Step 4: Enjoy
Done! and Done!
Now I get to watch some Netflix while I'm cleaning up, doing dishes, or cooking.