Type 1 — Shiny LED Laptop Cooler
These designs look great with LEDs and usually come with many fans attached to some kind of permanent structure. If none of these designs are to your liking, you can build a laptop cooling pad using Type 2 construction (below) and add LEDs as that is essentially what they are.
«Homemade» laptop cooling system
This design is simple but very effective. Selected fans have LEDs.
DIY laptop cooler
This guide has all the details you need to build your own active laptop cooler using LED fans.
Crazy laptop cooler
This laptop cooler comes without instructions but shows how you can use a mixture of fans and LEDs to make a great laptop cooler.
Type 2 — Basic Rigid Fan Design
Lots of ways to attach fans to your laptop stand and keep your laptop cool with minimal effort. This active laptop cooling method uses fans to blow cold air out from under (or hot air out of) your laptop. What material do you have at hand — acrylic? PVC? Plastic? Wood? Here are some great cooling ideas you will love!
DIY: laptop cooling pads
If you are good at metalworking, this cooler will be very handy.” Drill some holes, attach some fans and bend them into the perfect laptop stand.
Custom laptop cooling system
This is an idea for maximum cooling efficiency. It really is an exhaust system for your laptop.