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Jun 18, 2012

How to: Make a Super Easy iPad Stand from a Cardboard Box

My favorite kind of craft project: Useful, stylish, and built for free from recycled materials. And, it involves an iPad.  

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Feb 28, 2011

How To: Make a Laptop Stand from Recycled Books (for under $5.00)

created at: 02/28/2011

Alex Braidwood is a clever fellow. 

Using two retired books, he created this attractive laptop docking station for nestle his laptop and save desktop space when connected to a monitor, keyboard, and mouse.

"The selection of these two books

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Jun 25, 2010

How To: Make a Removable iPad Home from an Apple Macintosh

created at: 06/25/2010

The Macintosh Classic was Apple's first low-end computer...sorta like a predecessor to the iMac - integrated CPU and monitor, intended for average users, and sold for under $1000. Or, in its intent of compact but powerful computing and productivity increase, you might say it's rather the grandparent of Apple's latest, the iPad.

Which makes it the perfect place to house, charge, and use the iPad when at home. If you can get your hands on an old Macintosh, it's a simply gutting and an easy cutting of the facade.

   created at: 06/25/2010  

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Jun 21, 2010

How To: Super Easy and Strong DIY Bike Stands

created at: 06/02/2010

Like all things with moving parts, bicycles need maintained, adjusted, and repaired. But to work on something whose very job is to move foward, you've gotta get it off the road and into the air in order to assess your good work.

So, here's a collection of DIY bike stands that you can trust to get your cycle at working height, and make sure it stays there.

DIY Bicycle Repair Stand

Here's an option using 1/2" galvanized pipe

Adjustable & Portable Bicycle Stand

An adjustable portable stand made from PVC     

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Jun 08, 2010

How To: Make a Laptop Riser for Watching Movies and TV in Bed

created at: 06/08/2010

In the era of streaming videos, Hulu, Netflix, and the like, folks are cancelling their cable packages left and right and opting to recieve all of their television and watch many of their movies on computers. Our old CRT televisions are dying, and instead of replacing them, we just head to the computer instead.

And it's great...except watching films and engaging television is supposed to be about relaxing, and that can be difficult to do when you're trying to consume a feature length film at your desk. Many of us have wi-fi connected devices on our TVs, or even connected whole computers to televisions in our living and family rooms, both

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Mar 09, 2010

The Most Awesome iPhone Stand Ever Made... of Cutlery

Sure, it might be the ONLY iPhone stand made of cutlery, but that doesn't change its dopeness.

ForkedUpArt of North Salt Lake, Utah, sells two different options: ForkHead, pictured above, and his brother SpoonHead, seen below.

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