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Join the 2 halves of the TOSTERUP handles and you get a book stand / holder. It works great for tablets too.

DIY book stand from IKEA TOSTERUP handles

Materials:

  • 1 package Tosterup handles (available in black, yellow and white)
  • Carpet tape to fix the felt
  • Felt 2.6 x 19 cm (microcellular rubber should work as well)
  • Felt 2.4 x 19 cm (microcellular rubber should work as well)
  • Cork 16 x 3, 5 X 0.4 cm (microcellular rubber should work as well)
  • Cork 21.5 x 4.5 cm to cover the front if requested
  • 2 connection plates
  • 4 x rubber bumpers
  • 2 x 4 x 20 mm (come with Tosterup)
  • 2 x 4 x 25 mm (or longer if the backside should be higher)
  • 14 x nuts for 4 mm screws
  • 2 capping nuts for 4 mm screws

tablet-stand

Connect both handles as shown on the photo. It’s also possible to use longer screws to vary the height.

DIY book stand from IKEA TOSTERUP handles

DIY book stand from IKEA TOSTERUP handles

DIY book stand from IKEA TOSTERUP handles

Place a piece of cork or microcellular rubber between both handles and bumpers below the connection plates.

DIY book stand from IKEA TOSTERUP handles

The stand is very stable and you can vary its height also. It can be used for books, cards etc. as well.

When used for tablets, you can wind the cables beneath the stand.

Tablet stand

~ by Katryn