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Project by josh posted 138 days ago 1020 views 4 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just got my first very own personal computer, otherwise known as a MacBook Air. As you can see, I bought one of those fancy schmancy plastic covers to protect it. But….I needed to make a safety carrying case also. I did. This is it. It is cherry wood. It has yet to be finished. I also want to get a strap to attach that way I could tote it around like a cool person. The groove that you see was originally going to be used for a rubber band to hold said computer in place. Wifey thinks that a leather strap with a buckle would be better. We husbands know whom to listen to, don’t we?

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan





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mcoyfrog

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#1 posted 138 days ago

Now thats a cool case for technology

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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Anthony

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#2 posted 138 days ago

Very cool. Nice design and work.

Thanks for sharing your project.

-- Anthony - "The blacksmith and the artist, reflect it in their art. They forge their creativity, closer to the heart"

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jaykaypur

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#3 posted 138 days ago

I like it, too. I think it will look great when finished and also get a LOT of looks and questions….....like, ” Where did you get it?”

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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Oldtool

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#4 posted 138 days ago

Nice design and build, makes a pretty cool case. Great work.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#5 posted 137 days ago

Nicely done, Josh! Very clean and attractive design.

- Johnny

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justoneofme

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#6 posted 137 days ago

Beautiful Josh! When you’re completely finished, I would suggest you protect your design for this MacBook Air (carrying) case … before sending some photos to Apple for marketing! They are always on the lookout for brilliant ideas!!

-- Elaine in Duncan

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oldnovice

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#7 posted 137 days ago

Nice job! Your is probably better than those available on the web, after all you made it yourself for yourself!
Yours is a clean and functional design, just as I like!

Have you Googled “wooden iPad or iPhone cases”?
There might still be money to be made out there for these accessories!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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rdjack21

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#8 posted 137 days ago

I’ve been thinking of making something simular for a tablet but I plan on lining it with felt so I don’t need another case. Do like the idea of a leather strap may have to incopirate that when I get around to making mine.

-- --- Richard Jackson

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Nitreug

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#9 posted 137 days ago

I love the case!

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Skylark53

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#10 posted 136 days ago

Very nice Josh. Cool on campus!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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josh

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#11 posted 135 days ago

Yalls too kind! I can’t take it! Yes, there are very similar designs that are revealed by searching the interweb. I hope that this will bring me business as I walk with a exaggerated strut, swagging all the way through campus, head held high. Ill have my business cards at the ready.

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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Fishinbo

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#12 posted 129 days ago

Wow! That’s too cool for school. Awesome laptop case, great job!

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josh

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#13 posted 129 days ago

Thanks, Fishinbo!

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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