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Published on August 27th, 2012 | by Jules Yap


Kitchen Handle iPad Stand

minimalist iPad stand

Materials: Curtain Rod, Kitchen Handle

Description: A kitchen handle, a curtain rod holder and some hot glues makes one cool iPad stand, which works in both portrait and landscape mode. It maintains a clean minimal look with something of the modernist mid-20th century, don’t you think?

All you need are these two elements:

A white Ikea kitchen door handle
A silver/chrome Ikea curtain rod holder

Unfortunately the two particular items that I used do not seem to be on Ikea catalogue this year. But you could lookout for similar items that would work to create the same basic hack.

iPad stand
iPad stand from kitchen holder

I hot glued the two elements together (my hot glue gun technique is a bit amateurish!), and used a few self adhesive foam stickers that I saved from something else.

My ‘other half’ uses this all the time on her work desk, and when she’s not using it I tend to shift it around to the kitchen island to use with my Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 (since this hack is agnostic).

DIY iPad stand
DIY iPad stand

See more of the kitchen handle iPad stand.

~ Theo, London

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Jules Yap

"I am Jules, the engine behind IKEAHackers and the one who keeps this site up and running. My mission is to capture all the wonderful, inspiring, clever hacks and ideas for our much loved IKEA items".

6 Responses to Kitchen Handle iPad Stand

  1. Thanks , I’ve recently been looking for info approximately this subject for a while and yours is the best I have discovered so far.
    But, what in regards to the bottom line? Are you sure about the supply?

  2. Anonymous says:

    It’s not a curtain rod. It’s a tie-back.

  3. Anonymous says:

    Can’t find the curtain rod on ikea’s homepage (Sweden). Does it has an item number?

    / Johan

  4. majeral says:

    I can use that for my Kindle. thanks

  5. majeral says:

    I can use that for my Kindle. thanks

  6. Mike Beatrice says:

    Nifty. I kinda like it.

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