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How to make a macbook air stand from cardboard

Create a solid stand for a MacBook Air with nothing but cardboard, thanks to a great template from www.mashable.com.

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This is all you will need to get started, plus your computer and a printer for the template.

This is all you will need to get started, plus your computer and a printer for the template.

Print out the two  templates from http://mashable.com/2012/10/13/cardboard-laptop-stand-diy/ on regular A4 paper.

Print out the two templates from http://mashable.com/2012/10/13/cardboard-laptop-stand-diy/ on regular A4 paper.

Place the template on a piece of cardboard and trace it with a pen. You will need the triangular shape twice and the long rectangular piece three times for your stand.

Place the template on a piece of cardboard and trace it with a pen. You will need the triangular shape twice and the long rectangular piece three times for your stand.

Cut out the five shapes with your cutter or a big pair of scissors.

Cut out the five shapes with your cutter or a big pair of scissors.

When you have cut out out all pieces, use the three connecting pieces to connect the two big pieces at the little notches.

When you have cut out out all pieces, use the three connecting pieces to connect the two big pieces at the little notches.

Ta-daa, it should look like this!

  • 1.0 Cardboard box
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Cutter
  • Cutting template
  • Pen