This Student Made An Epic Wooden Computer Case For School And You Can Too!
He saved a ton of money and made something magical in the process.
Louis Vanwalleghem is a Bored Panda user and a student who needed an awesome computer rig for school. Instead of buying an expensive case, he just made one himself! Louis has no experience in wood working or building computers, but he tackled the challenge head on.
The first step was modifying a custom wooden frame from a local carpentry shop. A chisel, hammer, and dremel was used to carve out a space for the front panel.
Next, fans needed to be installed. Louis used nothing but friction to keep the fans in place. This was achieved by attaining a perfect sung fit with trial and error.
Metal panels were then filed down and installed.
Now its some for some electronics! The power supply, disc drive, and front controls were then installed. A similar method to the cooling fan installation was used.
The iconic shiny black plexiglas front piece was then attached to the case. Louis had to order this piece special from an online retailer.
Second before last, the specialty on/off switch was installed. Louis writes, "I bought this online from a german shop, called a 'Vandal switch'. I drilled a hole in the wall and used the metal-file to make it the right size".
Lastly, the final internal components were installed and connected.
Here it is! Louis writes, "Nonetheless I’m happy the final result and I recommend anyone who is in doubt about starting a similar project to just commit to it. It is easier than it looks." This build is nothing short of sweet. Great job Louis!
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Also read About Emilly: Emily Temple-Wood has written hundreds of articles about women in science.
Emily Temple-Wood is a proficient understudy and yearning scientist, an EMS volunteer, an examination right hand and a Wikipedia supporter.
She's likewise a lady.
On account of her sex, Temple-Wood said she's been liable to a consistent siege of provocation. Online trolls every now and again reach her requesting dates and "sexual favors." They condescendingly talk about her body, and affront her with obscenities and sexist remarks.
Rather than overlooking the misogyny or connecting with the trolls, the 21-year-old sub-atomic science understudy at Loyola University in Chicago chose to transform the antagonism into an open door for strengthening.
For each badgering email she gets, Temple-Wood has pledged to compose a Wikipedia article around a lady researcher.
In 2012, Temple-Wood helped to establish WikiProject Women Scientists, an activity committed to guaranteeing that ladies in science were enough spoken to on Wikipedia. A 2013 profile of Temple-Wood portrayed the beginnings of that venture:
Notwithstanding her scholarly duties, Temple-Wood has made it her main goal to guarantee that female researchers get their due acknowledgment on Wikipedia. She helped to establish the WikiProject Women Scientists last November in the wake of going over WikiProject Women's History-Ada Lovelace Day 2012, which uncovered a critical sex predisposition over Wikipedia's science area.
A considerable number of female colleagues having a place with the prestigious Royal Society, a kind of's who in the realm of science, had no Wikipedia articles expounded on them. "I got pissed and composed an article that night," Temple-Wood said. "I actually sat in the lobby in the residence until 2am written work the primary ladies in science (Wikipedia) article."
Sanctuary Wood's WikiProject was a gigantic achievement. As indicated by a Wikimedia blog entry this week, the activity helped more than 370 ladies researchers show up on Wikipedia's front page "Did you know?" segment.
Siko Bouterse, a previous Wikimedia Foundation staff part, said Temple-Wood's effect on the online reference book's sexual orientation hole has been "epic."
"She's made several articles about ladies researchers, including articles that address various holes in Wikipedia — it's truly critical that she's not simply expounding on white ladies researchers, she's additionally attempting to address underrepresentation of ladies of shading in Wikipedia and taking a gander at different purposes of intersectionality too. What's more, maybe in particular, since we're much more grounded altogether than alone, Emily has taught and motivated others to do likewise," said Bouterse on the web journal.
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