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Picture of Wooden IPad 2 case
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This is a step by step guide to manufacturing a case for your Ipad 2 using 1/8" plywood and an industrial CO2 laser (in conjuction with Autodesk Inventer)

Materials:
- 12"x24" sheets of plywood (2)
- Industrial CO2 laser
- Computer with autodesk Inventor and corel (Interface with laser)
- 1/4" magnets (5)
- elmer's glue (for thje magnets)
- wood glue (to hold the case together)
- clamps (to hold peices together while te glue dries)
- Cardboard for prototyping (optional)

Step 1: Create Drawing Files

Picture of Create Drawing Files
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Using Autodesk Inventor create the drawing files. Use the dimensions included in the pictures

Notes
-we used magnets as a latching machanism for the case
- make sure that the magnets are aligned
- also it is optional to include a magnate on the outer cover tat takes advantage of the i pad's locking mechanism, it will lock the ipad when you close the case
 
patlink721 year ago
please share a dxf file my students would love to have a wooden iPad case
matt.nupen2 years ago
Great design, would you be willing to share the .dxf file?
Very nice design :)
I love kerf bending soooooo much. this looks great. thank you fr the share.