Ipad holder for shop

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Project by dgreen50 posted 04-25-2014 02:57 PM 2677 views 29 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My dog ate my leather Ipad case so that was my incentive to make a new stand for use in the workshop. This stand is stable in either the landscape or portrait position. One side of the face-frame releases to allow the removal and insertion of the Ipad. The base , arm and backing are cherry and the front face frame is Macacauba. The finish is semi-gloss lacquer. The wife can also use it in the kitchen for recipes while cooking.

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JAY Made

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#1 posted 04-25-2014 04:32 PM

Wow this is very nice. You didn’t happen to make any plans or a blog about the build did you?

-- We all should push ourselves to learn new skills.

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#2 posted 04-25-2014 05:01 PM

Nice concept! And well executed too!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#3 posted 04-25-2014 05:11 PM

very cool design, great job

-- steve, simple and effective

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#4 posted 04-25-2014 08:34 PM

Love it.

-- Randy -- Austin, TX by way of Northwest (Woodville), OH

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#5 posted 04-25-2014 09:56 PM

Wow, that looks great. Maybe a little weird making a PC out of an iPad, but nostalgic and real pretty! Very nice work too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Frank Doyle

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#6 posted 04-25-2014 10:52 PM

Great idea, you say you can view in both Landscape and Portrait view, can you take a different angle of back to get that view

-- Frank

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#7 posted 04-25-2014 11:56 PM

It’s woodworking meets technology I love it! You should get that put in a magazine

-- Jesus was a carpenter... I'm just saying

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#8 posted 04-26-2014 12:05 AM

Looks great. I’d like to see the portrait/landscape mechanism a little better, also.

-- Dylan C ...Seems like all ever I make is sawdust...

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#9 posted 04-26-2014 12:38 AM

Added a picture of the back which shows the mount that allows for rotation of the screen. It is an old cell phone bracket that allows for rotation of the screen. Thanks for all the kind comments

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Chris McDowell

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#10 posted 04-26-2014 01:30 AM

Stinking sweet!

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Drew - Rock-n H Woodshop

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#11 posted 04-26-2014 01:38 AM

Wow sweet! I really like that. Can you show the removable section so I can see how the iPad is inserted?

-- Drew -- "I cut it twice and it's still too short!"- Rock-n H Woodshop - Moore, OK

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#12 posted 04-26-2014 04:22 AM

Looks great. Nice idea,

-- So many tools, so little money. *heavy sigh*

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#13 posted 04-26-2014 10:29 AM

Very Good

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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Frank Doyle

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#14 posted 04-26-2014 11:00 AM

Now why didn’t I think of that, your the best

-- Frank

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#15 posted 04-26-2014 11:47 AM

i should make one

-- shuja

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