Introduction: IPhone Desk Stand

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Since our laptop stand instructable was such a hot topic on Instructables, here’s our sequel.

Don’t know what to do with your iPhone box after you have opened it? Re-use your iPhone box and Makedo's reusable pins and clips available at to make this simple iphone stand for your desk. If not an iPhone be creative and find any unwanted phone box.

If you’re a real techie, create other stands and give everything else it’s place too - never lose any of your gadgets again. Try one for your iPad, tablet, remote controls or Wii console.

Step 1: Find

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Find the lid of your iPhone box, alternative boxes of a similar size can be used for this project.

Step 2: Cut

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Begin by cutting down the corners of the box.

Step 3: Cut

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Cut along the lines as shown in the image.

Step 4: Score

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Using the Makedo safe-saw score as shown in the image. Fold the scored lines and bring the side flaps of the box together.

Step 5: Punch

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Use the Makedo safe-saw and punch 3 holes on the center of either side of the side flaps. Punch a hole on the two triangular folds on the bottom.

Step 6: Connect

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Connect the side of the box using a Makedo hinge and Makedo pins and clips shown in the image.

Step 7: Complete

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Trim off the excess cardboard on the bottom to follow the direction of the triangle.
Your Makedo iPhone stand is complete. Don’t forget to share your creation at


gmonsivais (author)2014-03-10

man... my ipod comes in this plastic-glass case

anybody have spare iphone packaging

Jessie Marie (author)2012-12-23

This is cool! I am going to make this!

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