How to Make a Tripod (TABLETS)

Introduction: How to Make a Tripod (TABLETS)

The reason why I wanted to share this is because how easy it is. I have recently updated to iOS 8 and there is a new setting to the camera app. It's called Time-Lapse. I wanted to use that setting to record myself drawing. But, i don't have a tripod to put my iPad on to record it properly. Then, I saw a empty tissue box that I forgot to throw away. That is how I got the idea to do this. This is my first Inscrutable so sorry if its lame.

Step 1: The Materials

Materials you need to make a tripod for a iPad

-Tissue Box (empty)


-Tape (optional)

-Magazine paper or newspaper (optional)

-Small, unneeded pencil (optional)

Step 2: Cut the Plastic

Cut the plastic that the tissue comes from. Unless you have a really small tablet, your tablet or iPad can not fit in that little hole.

Step 3: Cut the Cardboard to Your Needs

Measure your tablet or make a guess and cut the cardboard around the hole. Make sure that your tablet is not loose otherwise it might move around and make the tripod flimsy.

Step 4: (OPTIONAL) Add Paper Around the Edges

If you want to make the tripod more stronger, then fold paper from magazines or newspaper multiple times and tape that around the edges. If you think this makes it look ugly, then you can color some copy paper and glue that around the box.

Step 5: (OPTIONAL) Put a Stand

Another thing you can do is tape a small pencil diagonally to a piece of paper to make it look like a stand. This could help those people with heavy tablet.

Step 6: DONE!

YAY! You have made a tripod. FOR FREE! Please do not go on hatin' that it doesn't work. It worked for me who has a iPad. Sorry if it doesn't work for Samsung peeps.

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    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    No probs, don't you just hate when you can't get fancy materials? That's why I want to use household stuff that pretty much everyone has.