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Modding Atomwood by Chris Cook

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Guest-16, 20 May 2009.

  1. Guest-16

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  2. SwiftDestiny101

    SwiftDestiny101 Has a wire neatness fetish...

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    Truly amazing, the attention to detail is just incredible!
     
  3. The boy 4rm oz

    The boy 4rm oz Project: Elegant-Li

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    That really is an amazing piece of work, very nice.
     
  4. logan'srun

    logan'srun following the footsteps of giants

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    I love wood cases and the more and more I see them makes me want to build one. I bought a woodworking book and started to flip though it to get an idea of what tools I needed and stuff like that and I was like ' Hmm, band saws, mitre sa. . . carving. . .jig. z. z . .z. WAKE UP WE HUNGRY' huh what?

    Oh well, I'll have to get some strong espresso and see if I can get through some of these books because these wood mods are awesome!
     
  5. Tyrmot

    Tyrmot New Member

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    very nice job, congrats
     
  6. SkiDave

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    +1 :thumb:
     
  7. Rkiver

    Rkiver Cybernetic Spine

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    That's a rather small and beautiful scratch built case. It wouldn't look out of place in any home.
     
  8. El Rando

    El Rando I know what a dremel is

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    I like. I like a lot!
    Especially love the hinge idea for getting into the case.
    Incredibly sexy looking case. Congrats
     
  9. perplekks45

    perplekks45 LIKE AN ANIMAL!

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    I'm not a wood fan so this [as expected] didn't blow me away but I have to say the craftmanship is impressive! I like the design in general but the front looks a bit too crowded for my liking.

    In the end though: :thumb:
     
  10. tjar77301

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    First let me say the case looks incredible, I love woodworking.

    About your chipping issue with plywood I noticed in the picture that shows your table saw you have the wrong blade for cutting veneered plywood. You have a 30 or 40 tooth ripping blade on there you want at least a 60 tooth blade to work with plywood. I use a lot of veneered plywood cus it's cheaper than solid wood. I got an 80 tooth blade and don't have any problems.
     
  11. interzen

    interzen Real men use chainsaws.

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    Same here - I prefer my machines to look a bit more, shall we say, industrial :)

    That said, it does look very nice and I particularly like the hinged lid for access purposes. In fact, the only thing I'd lose is the 'AW' lettering on the front - to me it looks a bit cheesy.

    Other than that, top job - if you want another wood butchering job I've got a loft hatch that needs widening ;-)
     
  12. HourBeforeDawn

    HourBeforeDawn a.k.a KazeModz

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    nice work but whats the point in going with some of the smallest hardware and then putting it into such a large case? I love the design but with something that big you might as well gone with a mATX system.

    Still nice craftsmanship. A+
     
  13. Yemerich

    Yemerich I can has PERSUADETRON?

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    Great mod, congratulations!
     
  14. flibblesan

    flibblesan Destroyer

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    Very nice work although I don't like the AW letters on the front.
     
  15. Pookeyhead

    Pookeyhead It's big, and it's clever.

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    Absolutely wonderful! Not sure what else to say... Stunning job!
     
  16. bridgesentry

    bridgesentry 3verything must bee wat3rcooled

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    ... art, 9/10
     
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  17. Wallaby

    Wallaby modderator

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    I don't like. There are no quality. Like Chris makes, then look: "Ups", then make next details to fix last errors. Too many aplications-bugfixes, with another wood. No style.
     
  18. Speed

    Speed I'm all you need!

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    That's great work there Chris. One thing I dislike about the Atom integrated boards like the D945GCLF2 is that the CPU fan tends to be quite loud. Why they insist on using fans that small running them so fast, they are not efficient and end up being very loud. I may end up modifying mine with a lower larger heatsink and a larger slower fan.
     
  19. tjar77301

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    The only part of this entire comment that makes any sense is the first sentence, "I don't like." But to each his own i guess.
     
  20. Speed

    Speed I'm all you need!

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    Indeed, the rest is just jibberish! :eyebrow:
     
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