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Convert an Old Laptop Into a Monitor with a Build-In Stand

If you have old laptop sitting around that you can't bring yourself to destroy, Instructables user Damutsch has a guide for converting that laptop into a monitor that includes a pretty decent looking stand as well.

IKEA Capita legs 9cm

Jeff Sheldon wanted a way to raise his massive 27″ monitor to a better ergonomic eye-level as well as a way to clean up and organize the cluttered desk. Since he couldn’t find anything that was exactly what he was looking for he built his own solution with parts from IKEA. A lot of people have negative opinions about the quality of IKEA products, but if you know how to shop the store you can find some great items.

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Clean work space. Shelf: IKEA Ekby Alex 47$ Measures 46 7/8 x 11 3/8 (several…

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Franklin Desk Risers

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Practical Inexpensive Monitor Stand

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Create more functional space, give your desk a sleek look, and improve ergonomics by making this DIY monitor stand--no power tools involved! | make a monitor stand, make a monitor stand, DIY computer stand

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#ikeahack use door stoppers on a lack shelf for a bit more surface space. would also work great for housing components under TVs

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I'm gonna make this.

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DIY TV or Monitor Stand from Door Stoppers

Nothing adds space to a desk or home theater setup like a simple monitor or TV stand, and weblog IKEA Hacker details how to build your own stand on-the-cheap with a few inexpensive items from IKEA.

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