Instructables: exploring - technology - computers - case - featured Thu, 29 Sep 2016 15:30:35 PDT BLOX v1.01 Small Computer Case
Small Computer Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> snaks20 In this tutorial i will show you how i built my own small computer case out of basic materials, using basic tools.This case is made out of transparent acrylic glass surrounded by an aluminium frame.Tools required:- Handsaw - Drill- Hot glue gun- Dremel or metal filer (if you want smooth cuts for the...
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Fri, 16 Sep 2016 12:02:44 PDT
Maliwan Mac G5 Case Mod
Maliwan Mac G5 Case Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> Shadow Of Intent Out of curiosity of Mac case design and component quality, I purchased an old, relatively poor condition Mac G5 some time ago. Most of the parts were too old to be of any use, or lacked compatibility with modern PCs, but there were a decent number of PWM fans and the case itself was very nicely buil...
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Fri, 19 Aug 2016 15:38:52 PDT
Mini SD Card Case
Mini SD Card Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> John_Singleton_ Keep your pictures safe! Make a mini SD card case that keeps your SD card safe from dust, falling and other bad things. Open Up A Camera I opened up a digital camera that did not work. Don't touch the capacitor. I got shocked by it and it was awful! Take off the part of the camera that holds...
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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 14:34:07 PST
Ziptie-Mounted Heatsink and Fans
Ziptie-Mounted Heatsink and Fans - More DIY How To Projects]]> JohnW171 I will show you how to mount two different heatsinks: one that I pulled out of an old Dell PowerEdge server and the default AMD heatsink that comes with most processors. As a bonus, I will show you how to mount case fans to heatsink fins!Why?My favorite thing to do with old computers is to salvage...
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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 13:52:42 PST
Computer Case Revival from 90s to now(MOD)
Computer Case Revival from 90s to now(MOD) - More DIY How To Projects]]> blackpearlisU Hello everyone, this is my 1st instructable so plz help me get better :) Planning Phase First thing's firstfirst you need to plan it. How you want your case to look like.It includes 2 main things1. Outer appearance.2. and most important, You dont mess up your Case ventilation. Ventilation Befo...
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Mon, 19 Oct 2015 03:42:10 PDT
Wooden PC Case
Wooden PC Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> Elbee_ My interest in both woodworking and PCs have encouraged me to make a wooden PC case.There was a lot of thinking, measuring, drawing ...and there was Internet for the ideas.Eventually, I got started without any complete plan and now my project is stabbing down more than 100 working hours. Routing t...
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Fri, 25 Sep 2015 06:43:22 PDT
Guide To Computer Cable Management
Guide To Computer Cable Management - More DIY How To Projects]]> vanwazltoff When you build your own gaming rig or have a computer with a side window so you can look inside and admire the amount of work and money that you have invested into your computer, why not make it look like it was build by professional? I built my own computer a few months ago and cable management wa...
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Sun, 16 Oct 2011 01:20:48 PDT
Corner Desk PC
Corner Desk PC - More DIY How To Projects]]> CroobCraft After what seemed like a lifetime of building in this house, I finally got to renovate an old chicken shed into an office for ME ! I’ve worked in IT now for almost 30 years and have built all sorts of mad PC based projects, but I decided that I wanted something different as my day to day PC. A...
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Mon, 4 Feb 2013 12:00:31 PST
How to turn a Millennium Falcon into a PC!
How to turn a Millennium Falcon into a PC! - More DIY How To Projects]]> BradJordan I wanted to build a unique computer to hook up to my TV to watch movies. I searched the Internet for a while trying to get an idea of what I could make it out of and finally ran across the 1979 Kenner Millennium Falcon. While I was searching I found only a few other people that have modded this, one...
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Sat, 17 Nov 2012 01:24:07 PST
LED Computer Case Lighting
LED Computer Case Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> rocketman221 I wanted to make my computer case light up, but after reading some bad reviews on cold cathode lights I decided to make my own LED lights instead. These lights only cost me about $15 to make. I had most of the materials on hand though. The only thing I bought was the LEDs and the drivers. Custom LE...
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Tue, 14 Jun 2011 22:54:19 PDT
Mannequin PC Case
Mannequin PC Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> fychan I got bored of having a standard rectangular square sat in the corner of my office running my server at home - so I started looking around, and found something called the Blair Witch Mod.  Unfortunately the original site has now disappeared - but there is a copy of the page on a Russian site for tho...
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Mon, 6 Jun 2011 03:31:54 PDT
Build a Birch and Mahogany Home Theater PC
Build a Birch and Mahogany Home Theater PC - More DIY How To Projects]]> ben_k    This is a home theater PC I built from mostly spare parts.  It was designed to be as compact and quiet as possible, given the parts I used, and also not look intrusive in a living room setting. Components, Tools, and Materials First of all, you will need all the hardware required for a fully f...
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Wed, 7 Jul 2010 19:57:36 PDT
Build a Nintendo NES PC
Build a Nintendo NES PC - More DIY How To Projects]]> hatsuli Ah, the Nintendo Entertainment System. Brings me back a lot of good memories: Super Mario Bros., Double Dragon, Megaman. It also brings back not-so-great memories. The agony of changing cartridges, blowing until you're dizzy and still getting nothing but a flashing screen when you start the console....
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Mon, 12 Feb 2007 08:53:21 PST
Computer Case Mods Instructables Guides There's no two ways about it, most computer cases are boring. The projects in this guide are all awesome things that you can do to your computer case to make them better, so, pull out the power cord, bust open that case, and start hacking, etching and lighting away! Computer Mod This is my very ...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2009 16:32:13 PST
How to engrave a Computer Window (Part 2)
How to engrave a Computer Window (Part 2) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Rob K This goes with How to engrave a Computer Window ( Part 1)This is optional but I think it looks cool.Part 2 is taking that engraving and making it stand out. This makes the window look Tron like in a way. This is a nice effect but you do need some bright lights to make it look nice. Tools needed. ...
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Sat, 9 Feb 2008 21:21:04 PST