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Scratch Build - In Progress ⭐ Mahogany/steel Pc desk Winner of Dreamhack Summer Masters 2018!

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by Huskybongs, 21 Feb 2017.

  1. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    :lol: :duh: Yeah, I forget there are other building techniques...
     
  2. Huskybongs

    Huskybongs Active Member

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    Well finally prepped for chrome:) Or technically nickel-plating. Think is went a bit overkill but these are the hinges that keep up the glass:)
    They're covered in oil atm to not get surface rust so it looks a bit weird but you will get more pictures as they're all nickelplated and shiny

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  3. storm-83

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    I like everything about this build
    but the over-engineering in particular is what keeps me excited for uploads
     
  4. Huskybongs

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    Thanks, It's just something nice about making things a bit overkill. That being said I really just draw things up and if the aesthetic forces a large amount of materials or a time consuming option to get it right I really just plow along with little regard to details such as my own time.
     
  5. Huskybongs

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    Well just so you don't think I died or anything I went on a 12 hour roadtrip today.

    Everything has bent sent off to chrome-plating in sweden after a pretty riddiculus amount of sandpaperwork:) Here's a map of the "vacation" I'll return with pictures when I get them back

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  6. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    That part where you drive across the Baltic must be what eats up so much time. :D
     
  7. Huskybongs

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    Technically there was a boat there in the mix:)
     
  8. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    I did a gooblemaps tour of the area yesterday during breakfast. For someone stuck in urban sprawl, those islands look absolutely awesome, (at least in Summer.) Living on a rock the size of the local grocery store parking lot would be great.
     
  9. Huskybongs

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    What country do you reside in then? Finland is insanely sparsely populated
     
  10. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    Suburban Houston, Texas. I guess it's not Bangladesh, but the roads are like a parking lot, and the parking lots are like racetracks.
    -Sorry about going off topic.
     
  11. idpcmods

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    wheres the progress :oldconfused::oldconfused: i just read through this, and im hella impressed but now feel empty as there was no hardware porn to match the custom build porn!
     
  12. Huskybongs

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    We'll get there:) Things or off to chrome as we speak, sadly I have a pretty full schedule so I can't always go forth with the speed I wish. Hold on:)
     
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    haha can relate! lovely build brother, subbed to watch where it goes!
     
  14. Huskybongs

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    Ye for those who missed it the screen has been decided. I'm gonna get myself a 49 inch samsung. Drew up a size comparison as well. Unfortunately I will have to remake the whole monitor stand but I got an idea for it which you will see in due time.

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  15. Dalchi Frusche

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    This is a fantastic desk build! That varnish and shaping of the rounded corners OMG! Absolutely beautiful my man!
     
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    Well time to get back to work after my first vacation in quite some time :)

    Got the cabelholders watercut. Next up is sanding them to about 500 grit and then powder coating. I'm decently happy with how they turned out. I went with 8mm 1365 steel this time for some true strength.

    There's room for 6 cabels ontop of each other in each opening and 6 satadata cabels in the wider hole. I'll drill true them and mount them with screws down in the table.

    I got 8 of them so I can have 1 every 10 centimeters or so :)

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    And then the beast has arrived :) 49 inches of samsung goodness. Still in the box because we need to weld a new stand for this thing but it's all good.

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    And lastly some more trivial things like 60 fittigs for watercooling, internal usb 3.0 extenders. 90 degree connections for sata ports etc etc. I got my work cut out for me!

    Here's the mess^^

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    Time to show what it looks with the screen on. Bear in mind I'll make a custom stand for it but I already love it.
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  18. Cown

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    So when can I buy one? :D

    Amazing work!
     
  19. HandMadeAndroid

    HandMadeAndroid That's handy.

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    Amazing work. Are you keeping the black plastic surround on the monitor?
     
  20. Huskybongs

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    If I know myself probably not:)
     

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