Computer Cabinet

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Project by LJ posted 2696 days ago 1731 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a cabinet of my design. It provides for a top printer, drawer for a scanner and utility parts, another drawer for a photo printer. On the left side is the PC cabinet which has a filtered(now, not in these pics) vented door and a vented rear with a motorized fan to provide continuous air movement for cooling. On the lower left are my connection boxes, firewalls etc. I have a built in switch and plug for convenience.

The unit is constructed of MDF and painted with an enamel. It has held up well, now 5 years old.

-- Peace, LJ

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#1 posted 2696 days ago

Looks great…we have our computer in a location that could be hidden better. The first thing I thought about was the cooling issue when i saw the pictures because of the close fitting cabinet…then reading your description you addressed that. Could you show a pict of the ventilation? Looks nice!!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#2 posted 2696 days ago

Looks nice LP. jockmike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#3 posted 2696 days ago

Nice piece. My computer stuff is spread out all over my desk, floor, additional table, etc. and this looks like a great solution. Thanks for sharing.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#4 posted 2696 days ago

I’ve added an insert photo of a section of the back wall of the cabinet housing the PC unit. The fan is a 5” always-on 120V unit. Hope that helps, matt.

-- Peace, LJ

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#5 posted 2696 days ago

Very well done cabinet. Looks great!

-- Jesus is Lord!

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#6 posted 2696 days ago

Very nice design, a cooling fan is a great feature.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#7 posted 2696 days ago

Great looking computer desk. Does it come in Blue?

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#8 posted 2696 days ago

Cool idea and great job.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#9 posted 2695 days ago

My wife sees this guess what I’ll be building…lol

Great project and very functional.

-- Jimmy

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#10 posted 2695 days ago

Looks great! Nice work.


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#11 posted 2692 days ago

All neat in one place, very nice job.


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#12 posted 2546 days ago

Glad to see a great looking use for MDF!

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