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Do-it-yourself smartphone stand

Routing oak wood for a custom fit

June 2, 2018 -

Today I created a minimal iPhone stand from oak wood. While it's much faster to buy one online, I wanted one to fit my phone horizontally, with its case on. I like minimal design, so I opted to machine a single piece of wood to get it done.

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The smartphone case fits perfectly
The smartphone case fits perfectly
The stand is very stable
The stand is very stable
Aligning the wood router
Aligning the wood router
Raw piece of oak wood - right before machining
Raw piece of oak wood - right before machining
Comparing routing profile of prototype with final version
Comparing routing profile of prototype with final version
Silky smooth surface after sanding
Silky smooth surface after sanding

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