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Picture of 3-in-1 Desktop Organizer
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This piece of desktop accessory was designed to serve 3 different functions.

  1. Laptop Stand: props the laptop up by 18cm from the surface of the desktop. This is the ideal ergonomic height making the top of the screen aligned to eye level.
  2. Organizer Tray: the built-in drawer at the front provides easy access for all your desktop stationaries.
  3. Docking Station: when the laptop is in docking position, things like power adaptors and hard drives can easily be plugged in but remain out of sight.

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Step 1: Materials

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This project was made entirely with plexiglass and held together by metal fasteners. Here's a list of materials I used for the build.

  • 5mm acrylic sheet (55cm x 60cm)
  • 3mm acrylic sheet (40cm x 40cm)
  • M5 x 20mm brass machine screw and nuts (x8)
  • M3 x 15mm stainless steel machine screw and nuts (x6)
  • white spray paint

Dimensions are tailer made for a 15" MacBook Pro. But will also work for all laptops 13" and above.

dextraise2 months ago
Hi ! It's really clever ! Could you provide the SVG files ? :D
frclasso2 months ago
Awesome! Congratulations.
I like the idea of the underneath storage compartment. It would fit all the bits and pieces that are just impossible to locate after a hard day's of work on the laptop.
marcospo3 months ago
Great idea, superb execution!
shiv21323 months ago
This looks great! Where can I find the cutting file?
Thanks, Shiv
Gusgonnet3 months ago
beautiful and useful.
Well done!!!
chronocide673 months ago
Just a thought but this would make an interesting floating stand to put the screen at head height. I made a rough wood version of this to lift my laptop up so I would not have to look down for so long which cause neck pain. Even if you kept it table top and made it higher with more drawers the effect would be the same.
chronocide673 months ago
Nice, although you may want to use some kind of screw cover for the exposed screws.
ErikRuud3 months ago
This looks awesome but I seem to be missing something. I don't see the attached design file.
DavidA7943 months ago
what program do you use?
harryMake (author)  DavidA7943 months ago
Rhino
Very clean outcome!
0jack3 months ago
This looks very nice and also versatile. The brass screws make this version look really classy and add a little aesthetic substance to it. I've never used a laser cutter before but apparently they have one downtown and I found some hot pink acrylic so I may be obliged to try it out for my kid.
harryMake (author)  0jack3 months ago
Thanks 0jack, let me know how it turns out. Im curious to see how it'll look in hot pink!