Step 1: Make the big part
The black rod that should be as long as the blue ones (between the middle two 3-holed panels) is actually a tiny triangular panel, pointing down.
Step 2: Add the side and middle "legs"
Step 4: You are done!
(sorry for shaky pic)
The stand has held up for at least 12 weeks, and I feel it makes it more fun to type.