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So I've got the following picture so far but can't think of a good way to attach all the panels together.... any advice is greatly appreciated! smile.gif

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I'll think I'll use Acrylic for the panels, but let's say it could also be aluminum... not sure yet. I think I could do the front, back and top panels and the only removable ones, meaning I could weld/glue the others together to make it easier....

oh and then could permanently attach the top, back and front and make it like a box!!! ooohhhhhh

Sometimes you just gotta talk it out.... any other ideas? smile.gif

Thanks all!
-SI
Edited by SI51 - 5/3/12 at 10:36am
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L brackets?
 
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^that's what i was thinking but maybe even a corner bracket if you just want the edges.
6792261.jpg
Not that, but something similar, I forget what its called...
 
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post #5 of 7
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Quote:
Originally Posted by darkphantom View Post

^that's what i was thinking but maybe even a corner bracket if you just want the edges.
6792261.jpg
Not that, but something similar, I forget what its called...

I think this would be the best option, but also assuming it requires washers inside in order to be properly fastened, I have a problem section... where my PSU is:

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I could design it so that I leave a little room for the washers but I'd rather not... trying to make it as small as possible. I guess it would only about 1cm?

[EDIT] So, I've decided to use acrylic because it's cheaper and black would look sexy as cake so.... does that change recommendations for attaching? I did some research and saw corner cubes to use... any other options any know of?
Edited by SI51 - 5/5/12 at 4:51am
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Well, if you're using an adhesive, washers won't be necessary smile.gif
 
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post #7 of 7
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Decided to use .75" x .75" cubes to tap into, but using an adhesive on one side.

Thanks for the help all smile.gif
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