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Scratch Build – In Progress [Intel NUC Competition]-MiniNUC by Pavel (finished)

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by Pavel, 10 Mar 2015.

  1. Pavel

    Pavel What's a Dremel?

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    My name is Pavel. I want to introduce you to my project miniNUC. Because of the wide range of applications platform NUC projected case should easily fit into any interior (room, office, children's room or a media console in your living room), so I chose the classic materials (wood and aluminum) and a very compact size. The use of solid wood shell will reduce the number of parts to a minimum and system integration will not take long.

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  2. Combatus

    Combatus Bit-tech Modding + hardware reviews Staff Super Moderator

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    Yay! Welcome to bit-tech and good luck with the build :)
     
  3. Mosquito

    Mosquito Minimodder

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    The more wooden cases the better :thumb: Best of luck dude :)
     
  4. Waynio

    Waynio Relaxing

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    Keenly watching. :)
     
  5. GiGo

    GiGo was once a nerd.....

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    Like the concept, will be watching this :)
     
  6. Pavel

    Pavel What's a Dremel?

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    part 1 - wooden body

    I used the electric jigsaw and router. with glue and clamps I glued the body.
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    using electric router and template cut a hole for ventilation

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  7. Pavel

    Pavel What's a Dremel?

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    part 2 - aluminum chassis

    I used a T-shaped profile to create a chassis for motherboard

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    Pavel What's a Dremel?

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    part 3 - front and back panels

    Carved panels of the same shape as the the case. I attached the aluminum plate to the body and processed them cutter.


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    Pasted paper template and cut out holes for the connectors of the motherboard.

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  9. Pavel

    Pavel What's a Dremel?

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    part 4 - painting

    I used acrylic paint for the body.

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  10. Pavel

    Pavel What's a Dremel?

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    part 5 - final

    Soldered connectors and struck the inscription on the front panel.
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  11. Bygone

    Bygone Minimodder

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    This look really cool, love the look of Wood on a pc build, good job.
     
  12. Ocelot

    Ocelot Minimodder

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    Well done man. The way you made the front panel is really neat. Great results too. The case reminds me of of high end HIFI equipment.
     
  13. storm-83

    storm-83 Minimodder

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    don't know how i missed this build

    have to agree 100%
    this looks really good!!!

    quick question though;
    how did you put the "icons / writing" on the front of the case?
     
  14. Pavel

    Pavel What's a Dremel?

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    I used a heat toner transfer method of making PCBs. such as in the video

     
  15. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    Well done. :D I love how you used old mobo risers to fix the plates.
     

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