Introduction: Wood Carved Computer Case

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Here is a project I have been working on the last 3 weeks. I have carved a computer out of MDF, stained it with my own mix of acrylic paint and linseed oil then finished off with a varnish. I hope you enjoy.


Trollkin (author)2014-11-14

Beautiful book what thickness and type of mdf you use for carving?

adunster (author)2012-11-23

Its a very neat case, but not much of an instructable.

Winged Fist (author)2011-10-12

This is truly a work of art... Absolutely beautiful!

thaks for the compliment, glad you like it.

Kiteman (author)2011-09-22

Very nice.

Next time you make something like this, take photos as you work through it, and post a step-by-step instructable - case mods are quite popular.

aespie-whitburn (author)Kiteman2011-09-22

Thank's, I have actually taken pictures of the case throughout so I will put up a step by step guide.

Kiteman (author)aespie-whitburn2011-09-23


PeteFromOz (author)2011-09-22

Hi there,
This case looks awesome! I can't believe its mdf.... would you share the technique you used to finish it?

Thank's, to finish the work, I use acrylic paint that artists use and apply it over the MDF face quite roughly. Then I pour boiled linseed oil over the surface and mix it all in so I can get the paint into all the nooks and crannys. After it is dry, I used a matte varnish to finish it off. I will put up a work log so you can see how I do it later today.

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Bio: My background is in architectural drafting, and I use these skills to design things I make out of wood. I also make tutorials on youtube ... More »
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