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So you have just finished building an awesome electronics project. Now you need to find a housing for it. You could just stick it in a plain plastic box. But project enclosures that you buy from a store are expensive and are rarely the right size.

So why not build your own custom project enclosure. You can save money. You can make it exactly the right dimensions. And it is one more thing to be proud of.

In this project, I am going to show you a simple way to make custom project enclosures from wood.

Step 1: Watch the Video

Here is a video walkthrough of the project.

<p>Anyone about to spend the time to draw a box like this should check out this free notched box pdf generator: http://boxmaker.connectionlab.org/</p>
<p>Great instructable thanks for sharing!<br>I made a custom enclosure for my 12v bicycle under-glow battery!</p>
Mine is a little simpler. I used 1/8 inch basswood and it often cracked. looks cool though! I put a little bluetooth receiver in there. Thank you for the knowledge!
Nice little project. Thanks for sharing your idea.
<p>Nice project :)<br>It's not an instructables about project enclosures, but I made some for this project, check it out :)</p><p><a href="https://www.instructables.com/id/Quiz-Game-Show-Buzzer/" rel="nofollow">https://www.instructables.com/id/Quiz-Game-Show-Buz...</a></p>
<p><strong>Nice instructible. It's nice to see projects for those of us that don't have access to fancy laser cutters can do.</strong></p>
<p>That looks great! I'm about to post about something similar I haven't finished writing it yet. I like the way your pieces fit together. Mine has a transparent lid to add to the geeky effect, so you can see the LEDs and all. The next one I make is going to be more like yours, if I can find a piece of transparent acrylic as thick as the wood to make the same kind of joints.</p>
<p>Nice, good to see something that does not require cnc.</p>
Great instructable, I'll use boxes like these for my projects. Thank you!

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Bio: My name is Jason Poel Smith I am a Community Manager here at Instructables. In my free time, I am an Inventor, Maker, Hacker, Tinker ... More »
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