This sturdy, portable DIY netbook stand is perfect for smaller models between 7-10 inches. [via liliputing]

In a nutshell, all you need are two IKEA shelf brackets, a drawer handle to hold them together, and some vinyl cabinet brackets to keep the laptop from sliding. You’ll also need a drill, screwdriver, and hammer, but I’m going to go out on a limb and predict you’ve already got those lying around.