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Has anyone ever tried to build a computer with a wooden computer case? I wondered about making something outta wood and like just go crazy with it. Would I run into some kind of cooling problems?
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I am actually thinking about making a wooden case like this for my "jukebox" which is really nothing more than a PC containing all of my cd's ripped to mp3 and connected to both my tv and stereo.
I freed up a TON of room by getting rid of my CD tower and 300 cd changer.

Anyway, I was wanting to make one out of wood since it would be quieter and look more like a piece of furniture than a pc.
I don't think you would have any problems with cooling if you have proper ventilation.
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Wood is my preferred method of making my own cases. If I don't make the cade itself, then I still try to use a wooden box of some sort, such as the walnut computer in my av, made out of an old silverware case.

Some people seem to think that since it's wood it will run hotter, but that's not always the case. Bulding your own, you can put as much or little exhaust in it as possible. You never know if you'll like it, if you don't at least try it. You're only limited by your imagination, your skills and tools available to you.
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