Picture of Raspberry Pi Case
I made this case before my school offered 3d printing but i still decided to post it anyway.

Step 1: Materials

Picture of Materials
These are the materials youll need
.• A block of wood
• Acrylic
• Raspberry pi
• Screws
• Nuts
• Spacers

• Caliper
• Screwdriver

Not shown
• Drill
• Router
• Knife
Victor8o51 year ago

Your instructable inspired me to build my arduino case, since arduinos are less whiners with the power supply I made a hollow cavity on the wood to store the 9 V battery and some utilities, I keep it closed with an aluminum plate and some screws.

It also has a switch for convenience

I recommend you to paint it black with a very thin layer of paint to highlight the wood grain, that way imperfections are more subtle.

Also I would try to use a different kind of wood, my trick is, if you have a very sharp knife and while you carve the edge following the grain it breaks in fibers it isn't a good wood, the good ones leaves a clean cut with a complete shaving.

Dang, I wish my school had a 3d-printer!
aeszok2 years ago
I was going to make one just like this, but two bolts on each corner to hold the pi in place better.
elcaset aeszok2 years ago
aeszok: I'm going to use your two screw suggestion for each corner.
willq44 (author)  elcaset2 years ago
i have made two because i had two and i just got a new case that was 3d printed so i tried his comment with the two screws and it work just fine
elcaset willq442 years ago
very kuhl. could you post some photos of the new version with 2 screws in each corner? Thanks very much.
mrmath2 years ago
What holds the Pi in place? It seems like just pressure between the USB ports and the acrylic.
willq44 (author)  mrmath2 years ago
yeah the pressure hold it down nice and i doesn't slip at all and i have two pies so ones in this case and ones in a 3d printed case