Introduction: Paper Clip Iphone Stand

This paper clip stand is easy to make and effective. You can almost make one anywhere you can find a paper clip! The can hold a phone/iPod horizontally or vertically. You can also display images such as a post card with them!

Step 1: What You'll Need



For this project you'll need...

Large paper clip

Pliers (optional but helpful)

Step 2: Straighten the Paperclip

This part is pretty easy. I slightly pull is apart by hand then use the pliers on the bends.

Step 3: Bending the Paper Clip

My paper clip was approximately 7 1/2 inches long. I bent mine in 8 places. First I slightly bent it in half to have a reference point. Then I bent in about about 1/2 of an inch away form the middle on both sides. Then I straightened the middle point out. After this I bent it again on both side about 1 1/2 inches down from the last one. At the end of the paper clip I bent it up about a quarter of an inch.

Step 4: Adjustments

After all those bends, I adjusted it to hold my phone. First I spread out the bottom. Then I went back to the top and bent a little(refer to picture) I then made the bottom about a 120 degree angle in comparison to the top.

Step 5: Enjoy!!

You may need to make slight adjustment to fit your device. I got it to he a book!

Comments

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Nice and simple! Love it!

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bergerab (author)2014-06-23

Cool idea! This is great for watching Netflix on the go!

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patatarium (author)2014-06-23

Is so simple!

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