HOW TO: Build your own iPad Mini sun shade

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I didn't build one. I'm just sharing for those who'd like to build one v.s. buy one :)
 
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I didn't build one. I'm just sharing for those who'd like to build one v.s. buy one :)

I did build a sunshade for my i-pad mini.
Used materials: 1/2mm photocardboard, black gaffer tape, sheet of pre-glued velvet.

I made it out of 3 pieces. I didn't use tabs or glue, but I used gaffer tape instead.
The top and the back is a folded panel. the side panels are separate.
The inside I lined up with black velvet.
A rectangular opening at the top to let the holder trough.

It is more then sturdy enough for normal use.
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You should Patton that dude.. Lol Pretty cool look.
 
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I used black Depron 3mm .....

Cut panels to size and then black tape joints.

To have it held - cut an under tablet panel same size as tablet .... then cut out a slot at top and bottom edges to let holder insert ... cut similar from back vertical panel.
The slot in under tablet panel must allow holder to grip tablet.

Nigel
 
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