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Old 10-24-2006, 02:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I am thinking about making a wooden case out of some spare deck wood scraps.

Would that work?

I will spray paint it later before i put the pc in it.

I am taking out a power button from an old case that wich is damaged.
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Old 10-24-2006, 03:03 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I was thinking about putting plexiglass on the side of it.

Is it easy to drill wholes though plexiglass without the plexiglass getting sharp edges or splitting a little?

If you say no to drilling wholes than will hot glue be good enough to hold the plexiglass in place?
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when u drill holes in the plexi, tape it up and put it between 2 pieces of wood and go slow.... there wont be any cracks...
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use a small diameter drill bit and then the size you want... taking too much at once can cause it to crack
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thanx alot guys for all of the help.
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**** why the h3ll didnt i think of that a week ago when i gave up on building a case from scratch because it looked bad.
oh well now i have the way to make it look good, great idea
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http://techist.com/showthread.php?th...ghlight=wooden
I remember seeing that thread a long time ago.... I love the look of it.
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This is an awesome idea. I'm not sure if I would be able to do it, but it's a great idea. Would let you set it up exactly how you want it. I may try to do that sometime just to throw some spare parts in it for a server or something.
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if ur really worried about cracking. i'm sure strong glue wil hold up also.
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