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Quarantine Project: DIY Laptop Stand

bendman profile image Ben Duncan ・1 min read

Some of us are under quarantine, and a lot of people are trying remote work for the first time, likely on laptops and with a posture like this:

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Owch!

Inspiration

I was sitting at home with a sore neck after a full day of work, spotted a cardboard box hiding in the corner, and inspiration (and boredom) struck!

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All this time at home is a good opportunity to save your neck and upgrade your workstation in a free and zero-waste way: by building a laptop stand out of cardboard and glue!

A quick search leads to some steps to follow online, but feel free to play around and see what you can make, just make sure it's very stable. I went with my own design to raise it up higher and included some support on the inside to prevent it from falling to the side.

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I'd love to see what other people are able to make to upgrade their remote working situation!

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Well done!! I have build something similar : an ipad stand built with lego

ipad lego stand
ipad on lego stand