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Ha idk if this has been asked or not, but I was wondering if i could build an all wood case. Or would it get shorted out.

I suppose I could put a motherboard tray in or something.
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A wood case is perfectly fine, you just have to make sure you ground a screw from each device onto the PSU casing (just connect them with a wire). Its not absolutely necessary, but its safer.
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Alright sweet, I had to get some ideas on something to do, because I took Wood Shop II and its a whole year course. Ok I'll make a bunch of them then! haha O yea...
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Thats tight, I was thinking on making a huge super tower case, lol. Or a cube case thats awesome. Wood is much easier to work with than rolled steel...
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Thats tight, I was thinking on making a huge super tower case, lol. Or a cube case thats awesome. Wood is much easier to work with than rolled steel...
what about acrylic or aluminum?
post #7 of 26
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Well yea... they are easier too.


This mobo panel should do the trick eh?http://www.performance-pcs.com/catal...ducts_id=21885
Edited by The Master Chief - 8/2/08 at 10:03pm
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If you have a chance, take a look at the September issue of CPU Magazine. The Mad Reader Mod is "The Vashuan Elite"

A tower of a wooden case.

Quite impressive and well-done, imho.
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That is pretty cool too. I cant believe Im sayin this but Im ready to start school! haha
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Yeah that mobo panel is fine, lots of people use it in scratch builds. You can probably even take it to the next level and just use the backplate, screw the Mobo directly into the wood.
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