How to make a small stand /
tripod* for smartphones, - easy to make and simple to use. Design by Benny Johansson
The phone can be tilted 0-8 degrees on one side and 15 on the other.
Very small and light, fits on a keychain.
How to make it
Materials: - a piece of polypropylene (PP) plastic from a DVD-case ,
minimum 6 x 4 cm
( the DVD case can still be used afterwards )
- Self vulcanizing rubber tape (also called
self-fusing or self amalgamating tape) alternative: a thin piece of rubber
and double adhesive tape would also work
Step 1: - cut out the plastic piece, this material is thick
so use a sharp blade and cut multiple times to get through ( slide in a thick piece of
cardbord like shown below to protect the outer cover and inlay) - print out the
PDF template and tape it on the plastic piece
- make the holes and make a surface mark through the cutting lines with a sharp
Step 2: Remove the template and cut out the piece as shown below.
Step 3: Pre-bend the plastic piece a little bit like shown below