Introduction: Simple Laptop Stand

Needed a cheap and effective laptop stand that would work for both of my laptops. Used as little material and tools as possible.

Step 1: Materials and Tools

Materials:

  • 100x45x45 mm piece of wood
  • 2x rubber feet
  • 2x steel wood screw

Tools:

  • saw
  • clamps
  • wood glue
  • screwdriver
  • sandpaper

Step 2: Cut Wood

Measure and cut to desired size. I cut the piece of wood diagonally to get two triangle shapes; you can see the marked lines in the picture.

Step 3: Glue Together and Sand

Glue the side legs together. Make sure to let it dry properly before sanding it down.

Step 4: Screw in Rubber Feet

Rubber feet are put on the top to provide more friction and keep the laptop in place.

Step 5: Finished

As a footnote, there is enough room to install a fan if you should desire more cooling for your laptop.

Comments

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samantha25 (author)2016-04-11

I like it, thank you

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daniel_bingamon (author)2016-02-04

Suggestion: Drill some holes in the side of it or cut out slots to allow the laptop air to exit. Keeping your laptop cool will help make it last longer.

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vcookston (author)2016-02-03

It is awesome! I have been using a 2x2 (inch) under the back of my laptop, but it is unstable. Thanks for the perfect solution!


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darthwolf (author)vcookston2016-02-04

Np, happy that it solves your problem.

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Magzzee (author)2016-02-03

Nice one, thanks!

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Madeaj (author)2016-02-03

Deceptably simple. Its simple to make but...its just awesome. Especially when everything else for this purpose winds up being so complex. Its an excellent and elegant solution. Thank you for this.

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germap (author)2016-02-03

Clever and simple! Thanks.

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wold630 (author)2016-02-02

I love that this was made with basic tools and not power tools so pretty much anyone could make it! Thanks for sharing!! :)

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darthwolf (author)wold6302016-02-02

Glad to share, that was the idea behind the design.

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andrei chera (author)2016-02-02

Among many complicated instructables, this one is very good. I'm a fan of simple and effective solutions.

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