Nowadays, many people rely on tablets and smartphones to view recipes, project instructions and other DIY tasks. The ability to prop them up while you work is important need. Build your own tablet/phone stand, and make your projects more hands-on while your tablet use becomes more hands-free. It even has a spot to hold pens, so save even more work space by ditching the pen holder.

Our Tip: To attach the legs and pen-holder brackets, keep wood glue on hand to ensure long-lasting hold. And if you want to make the stand's slots match the black pen holder and legs, discover an easy epoxy trick in the article below.

Working from a desk, it's easy to rely on computers, tablets and smartphone. Sometimes, the issue arises--how do I make the experience more hands-free?

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