Be Thrifty & Turn Take-Out Into an iPad Stand

Be Thrifty & Turn Take-Out Into an iPad Stand

Worried about breaking the bank of Valentine's Day with iPad accessories? Check out this nifty project from ReadyMade which takes chopsticks and turns them into an iPad stand. iPad stands are very useful and are something that the new iPad owner is sure to delight in since they make Netflix streaming all that much more pleasant.

Like the photo above, this project is yet another neat way to re-use chopsticks. Turn your take-out trash into a useful item like an iPad stand. It's quick, easy, and costs practically nothing. The project takes about half a day to complete and is rated by ReadyMade as an Easy project.

To make this project you will need: 13 chopsticks, 1 Bolt (4-40 X1 inch) with nut, wood glue, and a drill with Dremel bit.

We think this is a great way to re-use chopsticks and as we mentioned in the intro, the finished product also makes for a great inexpensive gift just in time for your iPad toting sweetie.

Check out the project on ReadyMade for the complete instructions.

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(Images Stephan Vigues for ReadyMade and Flickr member Natalie Woo licensed for use under Creative Commons)

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