Saturday, September 20, 2008

A simple monitor stand

When you are looking at a computer screen eight hours a day, it is important to have them at a correct height otherwise you will screw up a few muscles here and there. Mine seem to get a bit unhappy at the moment so I made this monitor stand to elevate my screens. Another benefit is that you will be able to put the keyboard underneath it, creating room for papers and books etc.

Introduction: Meet Ms. table leg and Mr. shelf.

The table leg can (in my case) be screwed apart. That way we have the leg and the leg-plate. "Leg-plate" is probably not the correct name but I don't know what is. If you do, please let me know.

Use the leg-plate to draw circles where it will be screwed on the wood.

After drilling the holes (make sure NOT to drill all the way through!), mount the leg-plates on the wood.

When all leg-plates have been screwed on the wood, screw on the table legs.

And there she is, a beautiful, simple but elegant, monitor stand.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

where did you get the mats for it? love the idea, please send the info to batato1@gmail.com

Vincent said...

I bought everything at Bunnings, a DIY store in Australia.

Gareth Lloyd said...

Will add this in a smaller version to my shop counter using your design plans on a different section of your site. Thank you, you just keep giving! Keep up the good work!