Monday, January 7, 2013

DIY coat hanger iPad stand

A couple of months back, hubby's sister generously gave us an iPad.  It's sleek and gorgeous and we love using it.  Hubby especially likes using it to watch videos when he rides his bike in our apartment.  But, he's never quite sure how to hold it up so that he can ride and watch at the same time.

Well, hubby, look no further.  A couple of nights ago I took matters into my own crapty hands.  After a quick search online, I was able to make iPad stand using a coat hanger and my bare muscles.

Yes!  It's true.  And you can do it too!  Learn how by watching this awesome CNET video.

In case you don't believe me, here's a photo showing that my coat hanger stand actually does work.

Holding an iPad vertically is no small feat!

Ok... so you're probably thinking... this is too good to be true.

Well, the stand does work.

But, I do have one small disclaimer.  My crapted stand looks a bit.... well... take a look for yourself:


 I know what you're thinking.  It looks like a piece of wire bent by a deranged person.... and I totally agree.  But, I just can't deny the facts.  Ugly as this thing is, it does its job and costs nothing to make.

It's as strong as it is ugly.

 So what do you think?  Amazing?  Or amazingly ugly?


  1. HAHA! Amazingly adorable! I actually wasn't expecting the back to look the way it does per the second and third photo since the front (first picture) of the hanger looks really good. I love it!

  2. awesome! was wondering if you can show a picture of the bike & ipad set up

    1. i'd love to... but sadly hubby said that my stand wasn't quite what he wanted. my stand would have to sit on a flat surface, but he wanted a way to actually attach the iPad to the bike itself... so i'm going to try to crapt him something a bit nicer... ;)

  3. The iPads has increased the demands for iPad Holder.


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