laptop case

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Project by CaptainAhab posted 1218 days ago 1641 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Need: carrying case for new laptop.
Have: some 1/4” E. Red Cedar.
Result: cool laptop case for a lumberjock!!

-- Dave

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Dan Hux

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#1 posted 1218 days ago

very cool,,how did you attach the cedar to each other?

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC

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#2 posted 1218 days ago

That is just beautiful!! -wonderfully planned and executed!
-you need to find a really cool piece to replace that handle!! -keep on the lookout!

-- christine

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#3 posted 1218 days ago

One of a kind!

-- The more I learn, the more I realize I don't know. Ron, Crossville Tn

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#4 posted 1218 days ago

Very nice! I dig the creativity!

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#5 posted 1218 days ago

Very nice. What is the top made of.

-- Jack T, John 3:16 "For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life."

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#6 posted 1218 days ago

What a great case! Nice work, and cool design.

-- Making scrap with zen-like precision - Woodbutchery

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#7 posted 1218 days ago

Totally unique, and very cool !!

-- -- Neil

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#8 posted 1218 days ago

Thats the way to go.
Now you have a box with bluetooth.

Cool !!

-- Back home. Fernando

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#9 posted 1218 days ago

The top is 1/4” birch ply. All glue ups are with epoxy and entire panels covered with epoxy, finished with lacquer. learnin2do, yea that handle is the weak point, however it’s not as bad as the photo makes it look; don’t know where that lavender color came from, it’s brown.

-- Dave

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#10 posted 1218 days ago

Very cool way to go into a meeting say I’m a woodworker, without saying it! LOL Great job!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#11 posted 1218 days ago

Originally I was going to use Bloodwood, but decided that it didn’t have enough wood character to make the point. The Cedar certainly does and is a bit lighter in weight as well.

-- Dave

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