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Project by Dan Wolfgang posted 07-06-2017 01:23 AM 629 views 9 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made two phone stands from some scrap wood.

First I made the white oak (top and bottom) and makore stand, which slides together with what I believe is called a cross lap joint. It’s a great stand and the wood is wonderfully striking. Unfortunately, I realized that I couldn’t use it as intended: I can’t plug in my headphones as the jack is on the bottom of my iPhone. I could flop the phone on its side but that hardly looks right, and upside down means I can’t read the screen and the weight of the cord is pulling in a way to flip it over. Sigh. However, it made a great Father’s Day gift for my dad!

So then I made another stand that assembles with an opening at the bottom to specifically support access to the jack. I didn’t have a long enough piece of makore for another one, so I used some sapele and added a soft maple stripe up top. Looks pretty good and meets my functional need.





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redtail

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#1 posted 07-06-2017 01:57 PM

Looks great.

Great minds like alike. I did something similar last winter. Mine is not as fancy as yours though.

http://lumberjocks.com/projects/291874

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#2 posted 07-06-2017 02:16 PM

You did a very nice job on these phone stands.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#3 posted 07-06-2017 03:14 PM

I NOT smart nuff for 1 of them fancy phones I need a stand for my flip phone LMAO :<)) GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#4 posted 07-06-2017 05:34 PM

Very efficient puzzle stand.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 07-06-2017 09:56 PM

Now my son, go out and make a killing at craft fairs. I would think at $24.99 you would make a killing.

-- When you earnestly believe you can compensate for a lack of skill by doubling your efforts, there is no end to what you CAN'T do

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