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I have always wanted to build a wooden case. I think they look really cool and turn out really well if you do them right. I finally decided to build one. I went to Lowes and bought a 4 x 8 sheet of project plywood. I got a sketch done in sketchup and I think it looks pretty good. I also have the pieces all drawn out and ready to cut. I have the lines taped do the wood doesn't splinter as bad.







I will of course be cutting cable management holes and pcie slots and a psu slot to later on. I will also be cutting fan holes and holes for tubing to run through. The sketch was just the main idea of the case.
Edited by chase11 - 5/15/13 at 8:28pm
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Little bit of an update today biggrin.gif

Got all the wood cut out. It splintered a little bit so i will be sanding it all down. I did end up having a little bit of extra wood to so I have room for errors (Though I most likely wont make any as I'm being extremely careful and precise)
Heres some pics:




I will most likely be posting another update sunday smile.gif
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This is going to be awesome. I can't wait until it is finished. wink.gif
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This is going to be awesome. I can't wait until it is finished. wink.gif
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Sub...looks to be awesome!
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Looks interesting thumb.gif
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I lold so hard at your avatar... subbed cuz I love any kind of woodworking.
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I lold so hard at your avatar... subbed cuz I love any kind of woodworking.
Not sure if sarcasm, because of those dots (...)


But im glad if it made you laugh biggrin.gif making the world better with this avatar thumb.gif
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Sub...looks to be awesome!

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