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Case Mod - Complete ⭐ Minimalistic - Case Mod World Series 2019 - #CMWS19

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by AKMod, 5 Sep 2019.

  1. friku

    friku New Member

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    I not usually comment here but in this case I ended up finding this build log and noticed the wood water reservoirs. THIS is something I´ve been thinking about for so long trying to figure out how to make them waterproof. I ended up thinking about doing them with a layer of epoxy resin. Doing it in two steps and making the final machining once the epoxy was poured over the wood. Only entered this build log to see that you came up with the EXACT same technique. So satisfying to see that someone came up with the same idea, doing it and finally seeing that it can work and looking it finished.
    I was thinking about doing a distro plate with wood also, are you going to implement something like that?
    Really, really nice work man and again, so, so, so satisfying to see someone doing an idea that has been rounding my head for so many months. You know that moments you´re going to sleep but your brain storms you with 1 billion ideas to do... xD.
    Looking forward on this finished build. Let us see something more of these beauties of reservoirs ;).
    Congrats ;).

    EDIT: No, not commenting "usually", this is my first post really xD.
     
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  2. perplekks45

    perplekks45 LIKE AN ANIMAL!

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    I was looking for certain insignia until it clicked in my head.

    Breathtaking craftsmanship.
     
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  3. AKMod

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    Register now!!!
     
  4. AKMod

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    I made another group wire holders walnut.
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  5. AKMod

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    • Grinding and polishing
    Because the CNC's knife marks make the surface become matte
    The water tank section, using sandpaper #400 to start grinding.
    In order #600 #800 #1000 #1200 #1500 #2000 #3000 #5000 #7000 To the surface is completely transparent.
    Need a lot of time and patience.
    After polishing, finally, spray 3 layers of HS grade transparent protective paint to achieve complete sealing in the entire appearance.

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  6. AKMod

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    I'm glad you can like it!
    The idea of the wood tank has been in my mind for a while, and this project just fits my concept, so it starts.
    I also thought for a long time before I decided to do this.
    It’s just that the polishing work of this method will be very time consuming and patient hahaha...
     
  7. AKMod

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    Thank you man!
     
  8. AKMod

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    D5 water pump bracket, using aluminum 22mm CNC, no extra fancy, keep simple design concept.
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  9. AKMod

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    Walnut water tank is about to be completed.
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  10. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    :duh: I'm senile. I thought you were putting the two halves of wood together.
     
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  11. AKMod

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    Lol!!! good idea, this is what I can't think of. :lol:
     
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  12. AKMod

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    • progress
    Walnut water tank finished.
    The parts are starting to assemble.
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  13. Dot_Kappa

    Dot_Kappa 100% Puppet

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    Honestly....me too :worried::grin:

    Cheap's res idea with water level window and some led would be The Reservoir.
     
  14. AKMod

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    • progress

    New design side panels, let the wood on the back of the tank be exposed.
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    Start installing water pipe design.
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  15. AKMod

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    • Leather

    C700M classic four brackets will cover the leather.
    With the overall black design concept, the bracket is polished and sprayed with matt black paint.
    Make samples using paper, leave more than 5mm width on the border, subsequent drilling and sewing.

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  16. Yaka

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    sweet jesus i love wood pr0n :)
     
  17. KataRed

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    Omg! amazing!
     
  18. AKMod

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    • Black nickel plating
    G.Skill Trident Z Royal's silver and gold are too gorgeous, so I have newly electroplated black nickel, laser engraving Logo processing.
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    • Detail
    GPU bracket Aluminum 10mm CNC to complete the suspension.
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    Because the whole interior is a hollow perspective design, so cable management is very difficult,
    I use the walnut side panel as the groove for the cable, and walnut cable comb.
    I hope the cable looks clean.
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    Top water injection hole design.
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    The controller and part of the wire are planned above the casing.
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    Piping design.
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  20. AKMod

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    • Sewing

    The cut leather is trimmed and polished first.
    Then start punching, using the puncher and hammer, it takes a lot of time and patience to complete.
    The last waxed twine begins to be sewn.
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