If you work on a laptop from bed, the couch or a desk at home, check out these DIY laptop stand ideas to stay comfortable and productive!
A laptop gives you the freedom to work from anywhere, even your own bed! But after a while, the heat and awkward angle makes it uncomfortable and limits your productivity.
These DIY laptop stand ideas give you a solid surface to rest your computer over your lap, or raise the screen up to eye level to keep proper posture at your desk. Some of them even offer storage to create a mini-office anywhere!
This laptop stand will raise the screen to bring it up to eye level for a better camera angle and a more comfortable position. The dividers on the side are perfect for storing pens, pencils, and highlighters, and the shelf holds planners and notebooks.
It's an easy DIY project that will make your workspace more efficient and help you work easier. Get the woodworking plans to build your own!
This DIY laptop riser features shelves and drawers that are perfect for organizing your supplies. Plus, you can make it with just one board! Bringing your screen up to eye level is key to taking the strain off your body while working in front of a computer all day.
This laptop riser is made with a single 1x8 board, wood glue and some corner braces. It features a cubby for charging your phone out of sight while you work, and space to slide your keyboard underneath at the end of the day.
This tall laptop stand makes working from the comfort of your sofa or comfy chair easy as can be. It sports rolling casters for easy mobility and a rack on the side that can hold magazines, planners, or notebooks.
This foldable laptop stand is genius! It features curved hand grips to make it easier to handle and the legs fold up and away when you aren't using it to make it easy to store. Work from bed, from the sofa, or even at your desk with this great DIY foldable laptop table.
Instead of balancing a stiff board across your lap, try this padded lap desk instead! The top slides open to reveal hidden storage, and you can customize the fabric on the bottom to match your bedding!
Laptop stands have several benefits. It brings the screen closer to eye level, which is more ergonomic. It also makes it easier to work with an external keyboard and mouse. A laptop stand also keeps your expensive computer safe from spills and crumbs that may occur on the desktop.
Do laptop stands help with neck pain?
Staring at a low computer screen all day can make your neck and shoulders sore. Elevating your laptop on a stand brings the screen up to eye level and can help reduce neck pain.
Can I use a book as a laptop stand?
Sure! Pretty much anything can be used as a laptop stand, and a stack of books is a great way to customize the height of your screen. However, it may not be the sturdiest option and you might not want to perch your laptop on a wobbly tower of books!
Which of these DIY laptop stand ideas is your favorite? I'd love to hear from you in the comments below!