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Scratch Build – In Progress Scratch Build - Vogel Haus

Discussion in 'Project Logs' started by Pfaffen, 25 Feb 2008.

  1. Pfaffen

    Pfaffen What's a Dremel?

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    Here are some more pics from today.

    I made a template for the back plate out of plywood. The hardest part was all the measuring.
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    I also made some grill fans for the case fans out of spanish cedar.
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    Here is a shot of the case with the rice paper behind the BE Maple.
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    Here is the mount for DVD and the case fan.
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    Here is another angle.
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    Here is the case with the templates in place.
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    Here is another shot of the case from the front.
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    Hope you enjoy!!!:D
     
  2. cc3d

    cc3d It's a mod mod world

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    Looking very nice P. I am interested in seeing the progress for this one.

    What are your plans for the backplate template?
    CC
     
  3. Pfaffen

    Pfaffen What's a Dremel?

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    I was going to use the template with a flush cutting router bit to make the backplate. This way, with the standard laid out, I can make the backplate out of plexi, or wood, or aluminum. I really hate cutting the plexi with the dremel and a spiral cutting bit. It always seems to wander, lines are hard to make straight, this way the template (when I get it right) will do all that for me.
     
  4. cc3d

    cc3d It's a mod mod world

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    I've already made a backplate similar to yours, three times. I'm unhappy with all three. The problem is that I can't get the card-slot rails thin enough and remain as strong as I'd like. I cut them using a scroll saw and stainless guides as I've mentioned before. I've tried the grain with the slots and against the slots.

    I'm getting ready to do something a little more non-conventional. Instead of cutting the backplate from a single board, I am going to build it up from smaller pieces of wood. This may end up in the scrap bin too!
     
  5. Pfaffen

    Pfaffen What's a Dremel?

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    cc3d,

    Thanks... I'm glad to know I'm not the only one have trouble with the back plate. Please let me know how it goes.
     
  6. Pfaffen

    Pfaffen What's a Dremel?

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    The Shoji paper arrived today!!! Yeah... now I have to learn how to apply it.
    I'll have pics soon.
     
  7. Pfaffen

    Pfaffen What's a Dremel?

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    Well here are a few pics of the Shoji paper that showed up today. I purchased the maple. I figured it would go well with the motif and the Birds Eye Maple.

    Does anyone read and understand Japanese? :)
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    Here is a shot of the double back tape I purchased as well.

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    This is the current home of my Win2000 server. But not for long...

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  8. Neji

    Neji What's a Dremel?

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    Looking good. I'm sure this will turn out great.
    Actually I should get some of that paper too as my daughter keeps tearing ours up :)
     
  9. AJB2K3

    AJB2K3 What's a Dremel?

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    Looking good
    I learning japanese but I need a new dictionary because all I have is my phrase book which is hiding someware. :duh::duh:
     
  10. waynespartan

    waynespartan What's a Dremel?

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    your carpentry skills are spot on
    looking good
     
  11. BlackWhizz

    BlackWhizz What's a Dremel?

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    Indeed!
     
  12. BlackWhizz

    BlackWhizz What's a Dremel?

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    Indeed!
     
  13. MikeK

    MikeK What's a Dremel?

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    Very good work Pfaffen!!

    I wish you all the luck with the rest of the building of this wooden case!
     
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    Holy thread revival Batman!
     
  15. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    I forgot Pfaffen never finished this case. Should we poke at him to see if he's OK?
    *Poke*

    I know he's OK, he just posted in another thread.
    Why have you forsaken us?:lol:
     
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  16. Pfaffen

    Pfaffen What's a Dremel?

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    I must apologize. I have been out of the loop for quite a while. Vogel Haus has become kind of my unicorn. It just does not seem to move forward. I have since started my Cray-1 scale model, and an effort to replace four of the computers in the armoire with wooden cases. Separate pics and threads for those.

    Thank you very much for the kind comments. I hope to make 2009 as productive a year as 2007. I only had one mod in 2008.

    Here is the current shot of the Cray-1:
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    Here is the current shot of the four cases:
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