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Project by Jeffrey Stephenson posted 06-29-2016 05:02 PM 1572 views 23 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Flightline is a PC inspired by the Wright Brothers Memorial at Kill Devil Hills, NC. The case consists of 167 pieces of quilted maple, maple burl and mahogany veneer laid over a frame of 1/16” aircraft-grade birch plywood.

-- http://slipperyskip.com





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Waldo88

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#1 posted 06-29-2016 06:03 PM

Whoah, that’s a computer? Amazing.

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Notw

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#2 posted 06-29-2016 06:13 PM

WOW, no one is hiding this under a desk!

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Jeffrey Stephenson

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#3 posted 06-29-2016 06:21 PM

Yes it is a computer. It is a Thin Mini-ITX motherboard with a Core i7 processor. It was designed for use in All-In-One PCs to compete with the Mac. I’ve done different things with it. :)

I just assumed all woodworkers computers looked something like this. lol

-- http://slipperyskip.com

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bobasaurus

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#4 posted 06-29-2016 06:52 PM

That is incredible work. You can sure cram parts into unusual dimensions. The sideways cpu cooler is neat, where did you find that thing?

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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Jeffrey Stephenson

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#5 posted 06-29-2016 07:45 PM

The cooler is made by Intel for this specific application. Last time I looked it was the only solution available.

-- http://slipperyskip.com

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#6 posted 06-29-2016 07:48 PM

Wow!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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htl

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#7 posted 06-29-2016 08:29 PM

Totally nice project.
I just love a wood case and have built two of them myself.
It’s really fun to make something way of in left field compared to most builds.

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

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#8 posted 06-29-2016 09:08 PM

Nice!

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#9 posted 06-30-2016 12:16 PM

Incredibly beautiful project! Kudos!

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#10 posted 06-30-2016 12:27 PM

Are you kidding me? This thing is simply
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to many of the poor slobs like me that have an old Dell sitting on my desk.
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Absolutely stunning !
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-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#11 posted 06-30-2016 01:27 PM

Wow! Love it!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#12 posted 06-30-2016 01:49 PM

one word incredible
GREAT JOB

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#13 posted 06-30-2016 01:50 PM

FANTASTIC WORK!!

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Jeffrey Stephenson

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#14 posted 06-30-2016 01:52 PM

Thanks for all the kind words! I appreciate it.

-- http://slipperyskip.com

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#15 posted 06-30-2016 03:40 PM

I love this piece. It is so creative and beautiful. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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