Mini-ITX Case Frame

Discussion in 'Case Mod Gallery' started by Spotswood, Jul 11, 2018.

  1. Spotswood

    Spotswood Gawd

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    Here's a custom mini-ITX case frame. The PCI backplate was cutdown from a CaseLabs Bullet replacement panel.

    The client will be applying acrylic panels to the frame.

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  2. rflcptr

    rflcptr [H]ardness Supreme

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    Where did you source the aluminum?
     
  3. rsquared

    rsquared Limp Gawd

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    After building a TV stand and computer desk out of aluminum extrusion, and a few other miscellaneous furniture things, now and then I've been thinking about making a case, too. Never really got past the thought; my PC-O5SX is suiting me fine. Good to see someone else running with the idea though.
     
  4. pendragon1

    pendragon1 [H]ardForum Junkie

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    anywhere that deals with metal. google "T-slot aluminum + your location" or t-slots.com
     
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  5. jevans64

    jevans64 Gawd

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    Old thread but I get my extruded aluminum from 80/20. You can get black anodized but it is about triple the cost of the bare stuff. I built an entertainment rack for my receiver, amps ( 100+ pounds each ), and A/V gear in black anodized and that cost over $800.

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  6. Engr62

    Engr62 Limp Gawd

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    By the looks of the extrusion cross-section and some of the external gussets/brackets, I'd say these come from Misumi.