Introduction: HOW TO MAKE a FAST IPAD2 REATAIL DISPLAY
-You will need to a four piece of wood each .25 inch tick
-A laser cutter if you don't have one go to Tech-Shop they have hell locations.
-An Ipad2 to measure
Step 1: Measure
Like all good projects you must measure to suceed
you can measure with ruler a digital caliber or measuring tape
Things to pay attention to:
Thickness of Ipad
All the access buttons.
size of screen or edges of ipad
Step 2: Draw Out Your Ipad Laser Layout
once you have measure everything now you will want to go to illustrator and draw out what you are going to Laser cut.
your Ipad case if made out of 1/8thick wood will need to have four components cut out.
1. the back all it needs to be is a rectangle.
2. two middle sections this will allow the Ipad to nest inside of these pieces. Don't Forget the cut out for the charger
3. the top protector panel this will allow the ipad to
Remember all the panels will need registration a marks on the corner that will also be the place where the screws go in to hold all four panels.
Step 3: Now Its Time to Cut.
Go to Tech shop take the laser class they will teach you how to cut you 1/8th inch wood on the laser. They should have hurricane laser cuz they cut really well.
Step 4: Asemble Time
Well now that you have all you piece time to Assemble.
You might want to use a drill so that you don't waste your time turning a nut.
Note if you use longer screws you can attach you cool ipad shell to the wall and use it as a display screen in a gallery or a store. If you vary the size of the nuts and washer you can tilt you custom display. as shown in the second picture.
Step 5: Final View.
Ta da Final product looking good
Now you can adjust your setting so you can limit access to the things people need
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