So we worked in the woodshop to create a custom iPad stand for a client this week. We took an idea she had and made it a bit more streamlined and less bulky. We wanted to create something that was rustic, but modern.
The photo the client gave us was this:
You can see that the bottom lip was incredibly bulky and the actual stand had a photo frame kickstand that it leaned against to gain the appropriate viewing angle. We weren't really a fan of that and thought that it looked bottom heavy and that the entire piece could be made more functional and simply more appealing.
After a few good lessons in viewing angles, we busted out the router and created this little dude: