Francesca brought us a wonderful hack on how to build your own MacBook stand
. You certainly can't beat free! While I like the idea of using just paper and binder clips, I would like to use something a little more sophisticated to keep my laptop on, if I had one that is.
Instructables has a wonderful hack on how to make a PVC laptop stand
. You make the stand by cutting 16 pieces of PVC to length, assemble the shelves, route the cable, and the end result will be a laptop
saved from overheating. You'll also save your neck, your eyesight, and precious desktop space.
Of course, I would want to paint the pipe so that it is prettier, but that is just me. I love the hack, and I agree with one of the readers: I would definitely put something under the pipe so that it won't scratch up your desk.