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Post Office Box, Brass Door with oak case. Arts And Crafts Style

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Project by htl posted 06-02-2015 01:58 PM 1085 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Build a DVD & hard drive case to go along with my computer case.
I was at a yard sale and found a brass post office box door.
Had to polish it up but the lock and all works great.

Not just a pretty case it has function as a DVD and Hot Swap Hard drive. It also has a sound amplifier for my head phones.
May be adding on switches for more than one computer later.

Link to computer case build.
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/154634

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.





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WoodNSawdust

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#1 posted 06-02-2015 02:10 PM

Nice looking.

-- "I love it when a plan comes together" John "Hannibal" Smith

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#2 posted 06-02-2015 02:12 PM

Sweeeeet. Like the computer case too. I’ve been known to scratch build a computer case or two as well :-)

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN - http://www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods - http://www.TheModsquito.com

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htl

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#3 posted 06-02-2015 02:48 PM

Thanks WoodNSawdust & Mosquito
Mosquito I’ve really enjoyed your builds.
While doing a search for wood cases your thread helped me find this site, Thanks

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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#4 posted 06-02-2015 04:39 PM

Awesome man! Glad to hear it, hopefully you get as much enjoyment out of here as I have over the past few years :-)

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN - http://www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods - http://www.TheModsquito.com

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#5 posted 06-02-2015 11:40 PM

Great looking post office box! Now, if only the ones at the post office looked as nice…......!

-- Dean

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htl

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#6 posted 06-03-2015 12:03 AM

Mean_Dean
This one had many years of hard service but a lot a sanding and buffing got it presentable.
You may have noticed the pictures look different, well to be able to see the brass shine I had to turn off the flash.
With flash wood looks nice with out flash brass looks nice go figure.
Playing with the lock mechanism was a lot a fun trying to get it to use the letters I wanted.
In the end I set it for one letter so it would be easy to open.
Every time you close it, it resets so had to make it easy for my feeble mind. lol

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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