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Old 06-29-2006, 12:10 PM   #11 (permalink)
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thanks chaps.

next update comes on friday, when i cut the other side, and i start to make cutting slots to house the bottom and back.

im not sure on the finsh yet, it will have green lighting, but i dunno wether to satin it with just a danish oil and leave it, its naturl birch look, or do it uber dark, almost aubigine/walnutty colour.

also i get to buy some more parts for my pc, im goin for silent, so seasonic 430w psu, silent case fans, and a load of dampaning fan thingys
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Old 06-30-2006, 11:22 AM   #12 (permalink)
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yeah, the case would totally insulate the inside of the computer... i cant see from ur pic, what kind of wood are u using?
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Old 06-30-2006, 11:30 AM   #13 (permalink)
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thats cool
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Old 06-30-2006, 11:49 AM   #14 (permalink)
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that's a pretty cool design, what program did you use to make that?
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Old 06-30-2006, 12:59 PM   #15 (permalink)
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well i was gonna update, but my 6mm router cutter broke, so i have to get a new one, to cout all the grooves inside
the wood is brich ply, i was hoping for beach, but this is still fine, its really good quality wood for that matter, dosnt splinter of anything.

for the cad i used rhino 3d
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Old 07-08-2006, 06:17 PM   #16 (permalink)
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lil update here, i routed grooves along the back and bottom, also up the front and a rebate along the top:


i sliped in some scrap 220mm wide ply to see how it looks



i may do it a lil thinner, trouble is i want a decent amount of space behind the mobo, for the cables, and it has to be atleast 6.5" wide to accomidate my screen
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Looking good. Although I've never heard of a wooden case, seems interesting
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Old 07-08-2006, 08:45 PM   #18 (permalink)
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very nice design! can't wait to see the finished article. ~suscribes to thread~
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thanks, i really need a decent camera
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