Introduction: Making a Micro Drive Holder at TechShop

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I made this sheet metal micro drive holder for the pegboard in my garage at my local TechShop.

I made it at TechShop

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Join a Techshop near you and take the sheet metal SBU class

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Take a piece of scrap sheet metal from the class and square the piece up with the hydraulic sheer

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Lay out your fold lines and where you want your holes for the micro drive

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Cut the corners and the fold reliefs with the beverly sheer

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Punch the holes out with the turret punch

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Fold your lines on the finger brake.  I apologize for not getting a pic of this step.

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Take the powder coating SBU, powder coat, I used white because that's what was used in the class

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Test fit your micro drives


audreyobscura (author)2014-05-20

The words "turret punch" is a little scary, but over all great build. Thanks for sharing it on Instructables.

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