10 Examples of Home Made iPad Stands

Since the advent of iPad’s it has become a necessity, however, to use iPad’s we either need to bend or spend an appreciable sum of money to buy an iPad stand. There however is a simple way to actually evade this burden by building an iPad stand yourself. In this post we have collected 10 Examples of Home Made iPad Stands to help you guide you through the process and give you some ideas as well.

Legos iPad Stand

Legos iPad Stand

For those who want an iPad stand in a matter of minutes now iPad owners especially parents can use legos to create their own stands. Simply unearth lego’s from your childhood toys collection or borrow a few from your kids. The main benefit of legos is that you can use it to create your very own stand in any color, size and shape. A stand is obtainable within minutes depending upon the creators craftsmanship and expertise. If you don’t like the stand design or structure you can simply change it any time.

Egg Carton iPad Holder

Egg Carton iPad Holder

Numerous discarded egg cartons are always present in our homes and are deemed useless after once emptied, but not anymore. Simply use these cartons to make your own sturdy iPad stand. Place the iPad in between the wells of the carton to provide support with a few modifications. You can paint or decorate the carton according to your taste or make a new one every other week.

iPad Pillow

iPad Pillow

Think about when you are lying in bed, relaxed and feeling like you’ve found nirvana. If you really love your iPad, then why not give it a chance to relax in the pillow and make it comfortable for yourself too. All that is needed to create an iPad pillow is an old cloth and some carving foam. The resulting pyramidal pillow is a soft scratch free stand for your beloved iPad. You can even use it while lying in bed.

Rubber Twisties Stand

Rubber Twisties, we’ve used them for everything, so it should not come as a surprise that they can even be used to support your iPad as a stand. It is quite usual for a few rubber twisties to be lying around your house in some forgotten drawer. The twisties are easy to install but very durable and take up minimum space. 

Tinker Toys Stand

TInker Toy iPad Stand
It would be a crime if we denied the fact that as kids we never played with tinker toys. While we grew up and discarded them as non-essential. But only two tinker toys attached with each other are required to hold your iPad in place. The finished look is elegantly sleek with a solid support for the iPad. The stand once finished is easy to dismantle and carry around in just a purse and then can be reassembled within less than a minute when you reach your destination.

Air Suspended Light Stand

Air Suspended Light Stand

Your retractable light stand is broken and simply lying around. Worry no more cause you can simply turn it into an iPad stand. Just use the end where the light bulb is attached and replace it with your iPad. It is a great way to use your iPad as it is suspended midair and you can adjust its direction accordingly. A custom attachment of screws and holders is required to hold the iPad in place. However, the overall effort is totally worth the result.

CardBoard iPad Stand

CardBoard iPad Stand

How many cardboard boxes do we have? Innumerable! Everything we buy comes in a cardboard box and then cardboard box is thrown away after the unpacking. However, now even the cardboard box is useful beyond simple packing as by just using a scissor we can make some cut and clips to the cardboard box and gift ourself a new iPad stand.

iPad Packaging Box Stand

iPad Packaging Box Stand

Bought an iPad, brought it home, unwrapped it from the box and then kept the box in a drawer or threw it away; isn’t that the fate of every iPad box? But not anymore as even an iPad box can be used to hold the iPad at a comfortable angle. Only invert both the sides facing upwards and tilt the upper side so it is lopsided. An iPad stand within less than thirty seconds is ready.

Hanger DIY iPad Stand

Hanger DIY iPad Stand

Open your closet, grab a hanger, twist it and voila an iPad stand is yours. Just make sure that the twists occur to provide support to the front and the back of the iPad and are according to your iPad size. The stand is itself very lightweight but durable due to the steel wires inside the hangers. Such a stand is easy to make and simple to use.

Pencil-RubberBand iPad Holder

Pencil-RubberBand iPad Holder

Rubber bands and pencils, a perfect combination to hold your iPad and substitute as a cheap DIY iPad stand. The stand holds your iPad at a reasonably upright position as the erasers provide a uniform base. The design also serves as a backup if you ever run out of writing material.