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Wooden iPhone stand

Routing oak wood for a custom fit

June 2, 2018 - Willem L. Middelkoop

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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Silky smooth surface after sanding
Silky smooth surface after sanding
The wood nerves provide a natural pattern on the stand
The wood nerves provide a natural pattern on the stand
The angle is right for easy touch screen access
The angle is right for easy touch screen access
Workmate with wood router ready for action
Workmate with wood router ready for action
Prototype from spruce wood to determine the routing profile
Prototype from spruce wood to determine the routing profile
Comparing routing profile of prototype with final version
Comparing routing profile of prototype with final version

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