Standard for Your Laptop+Ipad

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Introduction: Standard for Your Laptop+Ipad

This standard is inspired by these three standards designs:
http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:21236
http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:22964/#files
http://opendesigncontest.org/node/311/manual

Material: plywood, 3mm
Machine: Universal laser systems, VLS6.60

Licenses: attribution-noncommercial (CC BY-NC)

Step 1:

images of the process

Step 2:

But it was to low, so i have made it a bit higher. 
Because of that became the thing for the ipad to long, so i have made that shorter.
And i have made a hole in the back for your cables.

Step 3:

For making this standard you have to follow these steps:
Step 1: Laser cut your standard

Step 4:

Step 2: Fold it

Step 5:

Step 3: Do the small pieces between the hols in the end of the standard, pay attention to the up and down side of the small pieces (the one with the hole is up)

Step 6:

Step 4: Put on your laptop ore ipad

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    I just made this. It's really beautiful and functional but the .ai file doesn't include everything. Anyone making this in the future should know that they need to add the notches to adjust the height and possibly make the additional piece wider depending on your material where it narrows so it slides in easier. I used 1/8" plywood and can't insert the piece as is so I cut off the bottom and it still closes fine.

    The computer bounces a little when you type. It doesn't bother me but it may be an issue for others who type hard.

    The hinge is a bit stiff so either extending the pattern a few more rows or switching to the more flexible hinge found in this file may help (after putting my laptop on it, it cracked on the surface at two places): http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:12707 I've used this flexible hinge for a bookstand and it can hold 8lb books with no problem ad has never cracked.

    Hopes this helps anyone.

    Thanks! No, the ipad piece is lasered in the standard, the only additional piece is the one who hold the standard together.

    Great design! Did you cut out an additional piece to get the ipad to stand on it?