Ok . haven't been here for a while and figured it was time for a new one.
My family went together and got me a BB Playbook for Christmas. I was blown away.
I found it kinda hard to hang onto all the time because of it's size so I decided it's time to make a desk stand for it.
I didn't even look to see what instructables had. I just dove in and start fabricating.
Here is what I came up with. I took most of the pictures with my new toy. while I made it.
I made this in a couple of  hours.  When I had it all finished I couldn't take pictures of it in the stand so I had to dig out the old digital camera to finish off this great project.
Hope you all enjoy it.

Step 1: Tools

You will need all these tools. not to many rather simple project.
First you will need a piece of Plexi Glass as what I call it.
A measuring device of some kind.  I used a tape measure be cause that is what was handy.
A marker because pencil or pen don't show up to well on the plastic.
Some kind of heat source. I used a heat gun paint stripper type. Gets very very hot.
Of course every project needs a fine adjustment tool. AKA hammer, sudden impact driver, what ever.
Have I forgotten any thing? Yes! A cutting tool. 
A table saw is what I used. It does a real nice job if done properly.
A hack saw or hand saw of some sort will work if your good with them. I am not.
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the chipped and cracked edges of saw cut acrylic need to be &quot;flamed&quot;. Take a bbq lighter or even a propane torch, and &quot;flame polish&quot; the cut edges. The edges will be smooth and rounded when finished. <br /> <br />Cheers <br /> <br />
Thank you for the tip. I'll try that. I used a file on it but still left a few rough edges. <br />I had better do that out side though. The smell of burning plastic isn't a good room deodorizer :)
That chipping and cracking is a real problem. I put Duct tape along the edge I cut, just either side of the cut point, on either side. No chipping or cracking, but I was still very careful.<br><br>Great instructable btw. Thanks
Thank you for tip and the complement . <br>That was the first time I worked with plexi glass so that's what I came up with.<br>I have used masking or painters tape in the past on thin pieces of work (mostly wood) as well .

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