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This is looking really great! biggrin.gif
    
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post #112 of 120
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Originally Posted by voigts;13852883 
I just read through your build log and this looks great. Nice, clean woodworking here. Did you use the pre-conditioner? Spotswood recommended that pre-conditioner to me also so I bought a quart, and on oak it made an incredible difference.

Subd.
I used a similar product, not exactly the same stuff. The one I used you brush on immediately before staining, wipe it off, and stain while still wet. Because I did two coats of different stain colors, this meant 3 things applied while the previous layer was still wet.

Polyurethane is going well, I just sprayed on what will hopefully be the last coat. I also ordered brass screws for everything that shows, they should look much better than painted steel ones. Unfortunately I'm not going to be finished with this before I leave Wednesday for a week in San Diego, so this project is on hold until after I get back frown.gif
post #113 of 120
Must have moar!!!!!
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Originally Posted by CrazzyRussian;13890010 
Must have moar!!!!!

Seconded, get back from San Diego and hook us up!
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Sorry for the lack of updates, I've been working hard on this and taking pictures, but since I don't have a functional computer right now as I move it into the new case, I haven't really been able to post. I'm waiting for some parts to come in hopefully tomorrow (angled barbs, I underestimated the minimum turn radius), then I can get the water moving in this thing.

So meanwhile, here's a teaser from before I mounted the power/reset buttons and front USB ports.

wusPM.jpg


edit: some "cable porn" of the back of my HDD cage, while I'm at it:

IybpU.jpg
Edited by davecasa - 6/27/11 at 7:17pm
post #116 of 120
Oh it's turning out really nice. I love how the stain turned out.
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wusPM.jpg

Looks good.

Is that some home made furniture in the background? If so then it looks like quality work.

Do you have any plans to put a fan grill on top of the rad outlet? I think it might look better than the 1/2" step.
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post #118 of 120
Sub'd. This looks amazing.
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Wow, just read this. Looks amazing, surprised not many people do custom cases with wood!
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I want that! tongue.gif
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