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Scratch Build – In Progress ****** PHINIX CUBE ******* - the one and only:)

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by phinix, 3 Dec 2007.

  1. phinix

    phinix RIP Waynio...

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    What now I'm going to do is to cut rectangle hole for motherboard I/O panel in rear cube panel... everything is already sketched:)
    Some of those LINES are now mine, it was my little daughter, she took over the pen when I went for sth to drink.. it was just about 8 seconds.....:eeek::wallbash:

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    As you can see I also drew the hole for PSU... also to be cut...
     
  2. craigbru

    craigbru Cramming big things in small boxes since 2006

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    You did a great job on that motherboard tray!
     
  3. jhanlon303

    jhanlon303 The Keeper of History

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    This just keeps getting better:rock: Fine work on the plastic.
    Your weather looks like mine in Colorado - wait an hour and it will change. Love spring.
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  4. gvblake22

    gvblake22 mmm, yep

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  5. phinix

    phinix RIP Waynio...

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    Thank you all guys! It's great to hear that you like my work..

    OK, so I cut out that PSU hole plus mobo I/O panel. Both are rough, need to be sanded and polished now. So leaving you with last 2 pictures of it, going back upstairs to finish this beauty...

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    P.S. - weather is so beautiful today.. snow, cool and nice sun - my favourite weather! :) I hate when it's too hot, love the winter/spring period....
     
  6. brinkz0r

    brinkz0r New Member

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    Why do you have only three stars? You deserve more, I'll try ;)
     
  7. rodeo45

    rodeo45 Who's your daddy ???

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    I always loved cubes, I saw other project like this, based on CUBE the movie. I like your cube, but I think you sent too much time on planning, instead of taking dremel in your hands:)
    I hope we gonna see more improvements soon!?!?!?
     
  8. phinix

    phinix RIP Waynio...

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    Well, you need to understand planning is the most important in modding or building from scratch... it is finally pretty hard work...
    and yes, you will se sth today ...
     
  9. phinix

    phinix RIP Waynio...

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    THE THING !!!

    OK. I think it is time to show you something huge compare to all previous updates.. Something that will take your breath away (well.. took mine :hehe: )

    Something that will show you the whole idea why I wanted to create that cube, pure acrylic cube. Considered by many as the hardest material to mod…


    ARE YOU READY TO SEE IT ??? !!! CAN YOU HANDLE THE TRUTH ??? !!! :eeek:

    WILL YOU BE ABLE TO LIVE AFTER YOU SEE IT??? !!! HAAA ???? WILL YOU ??? !!!!!! :naughty:

    (...ok.. I think I pushed it too far… :eeek: anyway...)

    . . . ARE YOU READY ? ? ? ! ! ! :dremel::dremel::jawdrop::jawdrop:
     
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    YES already!
     
  11. zwiks

    zwiks My avatar: :D

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    øhh yes??? and yes you pushed to far .. ! .. dont think its a good idea to wirte that if you want some votes.
     
  12. phinix

    phinix RIP Waynio...

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    ...and now, here it comes. 18 photos of sweet pleasure.... No more words... The one and only...

    PHINIX CUBE !!!

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  13. zwiks

    zwiks My avatar: :D

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    is it done ?
     
  14. phinix

    phinix RIP Waynio...

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    OK...
    Some things need to be explained here...

    1 - FYI - When you go back a few pages you will see that I explained why I'm using those rectangle washers - they are NOT permanent - I had to use sth to fill they gap between main panel and head of the bolts - in the future I will add a red decoration panels, didnt want to cut the bolt just to fit them nicely...
    2 - top panel is not screwed yet, will be done later, now I needed it to be easy to take off...
    3 - radiator feet will be cut to shape later on, so they won't stick out from that radaitor back plate...
    4 - front panel is not screwed to the end - I mean again - no washers there so there will be a main front red acrylic panel soon...
    5 - mobo tray is not screwed to the cubic columns, not yet... I needed it to be easly taken out...

    And the last thing - it is not finished yet:)
    I would like to put all the parts inside and enjoy the view but I have to do some more moves. I need to drill holes for bolts for PSU, cut a hole for a fillport, cut holes for graphic card, cut a main hole for radaitor exhaust and create a nice grill for it, prepare front red panel, cut a hole for dvd slot-in, which I need to buy...
    There are things I need to do before I'm gonna run this whole stuff inside my sweet cube:) Don't worry, it's gonna be a lot faster than before, well I work in 4 shifts pattern and today started first day so that means you will see another big move in next 3-4 days...
     
  15. mcflaco

    mcflaco New Member

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    i dont like the thing you did with the radiator cover! it looks less good
     
  16. zwiks

    zwiks My avatar: :D

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    where is the slots for expansion ?? what do you do when you want for exampel the new 9600gt graphics card ??
     
  17. theAlien

    theAlien I know what a Dremel is....

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    well he mentioned that it will be changed.........


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  18. phinix

    phinix RIP Waynio...

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    zwinks - read me previous post please...

     
  19. Macros_the_Black

    Macros_the_Black Yup.. I'm a f-ing reptile

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  20. G-gnome

    G-gnome Peter Dickison

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    Looking good so far, you're doing well :dremel: . Great job on shaping the acrylic by hand - I feel your pain!

    Oh, and nice work on the project log - easy to follow and lots of wonderful pics and sketchup renders - just how we like it!

    I look forward to seeing more. :)
     

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