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Build a Headphone Stand

Build a Headphone Stand

My son is a musician. He’s pretty good, too, and I’m not just saying that because I’m his mom… Take a listen here.

He asked me if there was any way I could make a stand for his headphones (this may be the only time we ever “collaborate” on a project together!) so we sat down and created a design that would work.

Build a Headphone Stand


  • 2 – 1×3,  at 9″ long
  • 2 screws
  • Wood glue
  • Drill
  • Jigsaw

Let’s get started!

Cut a notch in one of the 1×3 pieces as shown…

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Draw a line across the width at the center of the other board and drill two countersunk holes. Attach the base to the board with the notch as shown using glue and 1-1/2″ screws.

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My son bought himself a pair of “Skullcandy” headphones and painted the stand to match…

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The headphones came with a skull stencil so we put it on the base…

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Then sealed the stand with three coats of Rust-Oleum’s Ultimate Polyurethane in Satin…

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The headphones fit perfectly and the stand came out great!!

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Until next time,

Happy Creating!!


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