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Blog series by EdsCustomWoodCrafts updated 02-08-2015 02:08 AM 4 parts 3948 reads 5 comments total

Part 1: Dimensions & Materials

02-08-2015 01:36 AM by EdsCustomWoodCrafts | 3 comments »

One day I realized that my wife didn’t have a cookbook stand and I figured that they would not be that hard to make , so I looked online and I found this : I varied the dimensions a little bit because I wanted something a little wider and that it could hold a cookbook as well as a Ipad. Materials: # 1. Pine Board: W 9 1/4” x Length 14” x 3/4” Thickness (I bought a 4’ length of pine board at my local big box store) Main body of stand #2.:...

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Part 2: Main Body of Stand

02-08-2015 01:49 AM by EdsCustomWoodCrafts | 0 comments »

STEP 1: So after I cut the 14” piece of pine that I needed for the main body the actual dimensions of the board now were 9.25”(width) x 14”(high)x .75”(thick), I measured halfway across the 9.25” board and 1.5” down and drilled a 5/8” hole so as that I can hang it later. . STEP 2:After placing my 5/8” hole the design called for a couple of circles needed to be drawn and cut out with jigsaw and the instructions they used a mastic gun ...

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Part 3: Cookbook Lip

02-08-2015 01:56 AM by EdsCustomWoodCrafts | 2 comments »

The next part of my stand was something to actually hold the Ipad or cookbook….. I used a 2.5” wide x 9.25”long x .5” (thick) piece for the bottom part and in essence formed a “L” shape by completing the front by placing a 1.5” high piece in front. See below im making it sound complicated but its not.. I sued 1” panel pins and glue to keep the right angle… .. That’s it for the lip very easy!!!!!!

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Part 4: The Stand

02-08-2015 02:08 AM by EdsCustomWoodCrafts | 0 comments »

In the final construction phase of the project its time to put the stand on the back so as that it will stand upright but tilt just a little to make it easy to see what your looking at… All I used in this is 2” brass hinge , 2.5” x .5” pine board leftover from the lip and a little bit of cord… One more thing that I put on was 1.5” piece on the back of the stand at the bottom to reinforce the L and to be honest the board I used developed a little b...

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