You might not understand the benefit of having a phone stand if you haven’t used one in the past. In this article, we have compiled a list of 25 DIY phone stand projects that you can DIY from the comfort of your home with a few materials and tools.
Not all stands will be compatible with your phone, before making a stand, be sure that it would be a perfect fit and match with your phone.
1. DIY Phone Holder From Toilet Paper Rolls
The first DIY on my list is a phone stand made from paper rolls. Get two paper rolls, cut through the length of both, cut open each side of one of the paper rolls to give two open pieces. Take one of the pieces and glue it to the opening of the other paper roll. Use cardboard to cover the holes from the paper roll, then, wrap the remaining cardboard around the whole phone stand.
2. DIY Origami Phone Stand
This origami phone stand is made solely from a sheet of paper. Start by holding the sheet of paper into two halves, undo the fold and you have the center line in place. Then, fold the two bottom parts to the middle, undo the fold, repeat this step for the two upper parts as well. The folding continues. In making this DIY, all you need to do is to fold each angle and line very well and you will arrive at your origami phone stand.
3. How To Make A Mobile Stand
Cut through the length of two pipes of different sizes, straighten the pipe or make it flat by ironing it over a sheet of paper. Repeat this step for both sides until you have two flat pieces. Cut the longer piece into a rectangular form and the small piece into a square with accurate measurement. Assemble both on each other and you have your mobile phone stand.
4. DIY Customized Phone Stand
This is a customized phone stand as its name suggests because it was created through a computer program. All that you need for this project are a computer and a laser printer. Map out the dimensions of the phone stand on the computer and went on to draw the shape, after that convert the drawing to another program where it is further processed before printing. You can add a finishing touch to it after printing.
5. DIY Phone Stand
This is made from popsicle sticks. Glue many popsicle sticks side by side till you reach your desired dimension. Once the popsicle sticks have dried, trim the excess edges and make any design of your choice to the board. Then, glue many popsicle sticks on top of each other to give the base. Attach this base to the board and your phone stand is ready.
6. DIY Phone Stand For Recording
The materials needed for this DIY phone stand are a shower stall handle, wood, drill, and screw.
Screw two pieces of wood together to form the stand, drill two holes at the back of the wood to attach the mirror, and another hole on top of the stand where the stall hand will fit into. Attach your phone to the stand and attach the mirror.
7. How To Make Origami Phone Stand
All that you need to make this origami phone stand is your hand and a sheet of paper. All the process involved in making this requires folding. Fold the paper into two vertically then undo it. Fold each half into two and fold that again horizontal, undo the horizontal fold and fold each tip of the opposite parts. The folding makes it a fun-filled project.
8. How To Make Paper Phone Stand Without Glue
This is also an origami phone stand made from paper. It doesn't require glue, adhesive, or tape, the folding is done in a way that every part of the phone stand is secure into each other. It is easy and lightweight which means it can be carried around.
9. DIY Phone Holder With Hanger
This is made from a hanger (it can be used or new). Cut and remove the hanger's curve, flame polish the middle of the cloth line, and fold into two with the small hanging curves coming forward. Flame polish the curve to enlarge them. It is easy and cheap to make.
10. How To Make A Phone Stand
This is very quick and easy to make, it is made from paper clips. Straighten the paperclip then bend the paper clips at each edge to give an open square. Bend the edges(½ cm) and then bend the shorter edges. After this, your phone stand is ready for use.
11. DIY Cell Phone Stand
The materials needed for this project are cardboard, ribbon, felt, scissors, and a glue gun. Cut the cardboard size by size and lay them according to their size. Cut a long strip of felt and lay the pieces on it with a little space between each piece. Line the pieces and attach one half of the ribbon to one side of the pieces. Flip everything upsides down and fold from the smallest piece, and attach your phone to the holder.
12. DIY Phone Pillow Stand
This is made from cotton, sewing clips, stuffing, matching thread, and iron. Prepare the fabric for sewing and fold into two-part, sew both sides then turn it out. Sew the bottom section which keeps the whole stand stable. Stuff the pillow with pellets and stuffings so that the phone can stand well on it.
13. DIY Cardboard Phone Holder
This was made solely from cardboard. Cut three pieces of cardboard each of different sizes. make a hole on the longest pieces, glue the second long piece to the longest to form an angle. Glue the third piece to the end of the second and pads it to the hole on the longest piece. The mobile phone stand is ready.
14. How To Make A Paper Mobile Stand
In making this origami mobile stand, all you need is a sheet of paper and your hand. It doesn't require any skill or training, you just have to keep on folding and folding till your origami shape is out. This project is very durable, though it is made from a sheet of paper.
15. DIY Popsicle Stick Mobile Stand
Start by sticking 4 popsicle sticks together, then another three popsicle sticks together and them to dry. Stick two popsicle sticks on top of each other to form an angle. Stick the 4 popsicles on top of the angle to give some like "A", place the three popsicle sticks behind the shape and your mobile stand is ready.
16. DIY Tablet Stand
The materials needed for this project are a pine rosette, a pine plinth block, glue, and stain.
The stand is a ready-made materials ball you need to do is to add a tube to it where the phone will rest. It is very simple and cheap to make.
17. DIY Portable Phone Stand
In making this DIY phone stand you will need wood, a laser cutter, a keychain, and a computer. Draw the blueprint on the computer with every dimension properly in place. Then, put the won't inside the laser cutter and connect the CorelDRAW software to the laser cutter. The laser cutter will cut the wood into shape in the CorelDraw file and you have your phone stand. Attach your keychain to it.
18. DIY Cellphone Stand With Accessory Holder
In making this DIY phone stand and accessory holder you will need wood glue, a wood clamp, drill, and 3 wooden dowels. Drill two holes just above the tip of a rectangular piece of wood, pass two strips of sticks inside this hole then drill two holes on a small piece of wood just the same size as that on the bigger wood. Glue the sticks from the bigger wood into the small wood holes.
19. DIY Concrete Phone Holder
This is made from a spoon, plate, cardboard, acrylic paint, oil, water, and fine cement. Mix the cement thoroughly and use it to form the base of the stand using the cup and the mold. It is a little bit complicated because of the long process involved in the making.
20. How To Make A Phone Stand Using Cardboard
Cut the cardboard into different sizes and angles; two 45 degrees angles that serve as the holder of the phone, one rectangular that serves as the backing board, two small pieces to hold the base in place. Assemble the cardboard and glue them together. It is very easy and cheap to make.
21. How To Make A Foldable Mobile Stand
This is made from metal and 6mm MDF. This mobile stand is foldable which means it can be carried everywhere. Fix three straps of metal together for the stand then glue the MDF to the metal of its size, make two pieces of this and one serves as the board on which the phone rests on and the other serves as the base.
22. Homemade Tripod Stand DIY
This is made from a pipe, foam board, cement, brush, and paint. Cut a three-arm star out of the foam then glue the shape made by the cut to a sheet of paper. Use cement to line the inside then place a pipe in the middle of the shape, fill it with cement, and allow it to dry. The pipe serves as the stand for the tripod stand.
23. DIY Travel Phone Stand
This is made from acrylic sheets, printable templates, Dremel tools, hinges, and clamps.
Print out the phone stand template and trace it on the acrylic sheet, cut out the shape and repeat the process for you to get two mirror shapes. Attach to the shape together with hinges and place your phone on it.
24. DIY Wooden Phone Stand
This is made from clamps, bandsaw, wood glue, and sander. Measure the dimension of your phone and cut out the board on which the phone will rest with scrap wood. Cut the back stand support and the two pieces where the phone will hang on. Assemble everything and you have your phone stand.
25. DIY Wooden Phone Charging Stand
This amazing phone charging stand is made of wood, cutting a piece of wood into two different sizes, then measuring and marking both at the necessary angle. Make holes on the marked area of each wood (at the bottom) and stick them into each other at an angle a little bit above 90 degrees. Then, make a notch on the wood that serves as the base.
Our list of 25 DIY phone stand projects includes some of the best phone stands ever made. Buying a phone stand from a store is less stressful and quick. However, making one by yourself can be very satisfying. Go through our compiled list and choose a phone stand that you think is best for your mobile device and start the making process.