HOW TO: Build your own iPad Mini sun shade

msinger

Approved Vendor
Joined
Oct 30, 2014
Messages
31,152
Reaction score
10,368
Location
Harrisburg, PA (US)
IpadMiniSunshade.jpg
 

msinger

Approved Vendor
Joined
Oct 30, 2014
Messages
31,152
Reaction score
10,368
Location
Harrisburg, PA (US)
I didn't build one. I'm just sharing for those who'd like to build one v.s. buy one :)
 
  • Like
Reactions: Numone
Joined
Aug 14, 2014
Messages
300
Reaction score
73
Location
The Netherlands
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.
sunshade-mini.jpg
 
Last edited:
Joined
Sep 19, 2016
Messages
1,068
Reaction score
672
You should Patton that dude.. Lol Pretty cool look.
 
Joined
Oct 14, 2016
Messages
4,236
Reaction score
1,946
Age
64
Location
UK Brit living Latvia
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
 
  • Like
Reactions: jcnava

New Threads

Forum statistics

Threads
137,503
Messages
1,421,147
Members
99,862
Latest member
rodrigolinkweb