Archive

Posts Tagged ‘brushed’

Aluminium case construction

September 24, 2010 3 comments

or aluminum if you prefer.

This has taken a while to put together as I don’t have any power tools of my own, so I’ve been borrowing others.

Parts Used:

  • Aluminium Sheet – 0.5mm x 500mm x 500mm
  • Two part epoxy glue (Amazon, uk)

Tools Used:

  • Ruler
  • Permanent marker
  • Aviation snips (Amazon, uk)
  • Dremel 300 (Amazon, uk)
  • Dremel SpeedClic cutting disk (Amazon, uk)
  • 2x square edged wood planks
  • square edged desk
  • G-clamp
  • Pillar Drill
  • 4mm drill bit
  • 5mm drill bit
  • 8mm drill bit
  • 10mm drill bit
  • rat tail file (round file)
  • de-burring tool (Amazon, uk)

I started with a big sheet of 0.5mm thick aluminium. I had already decided on the layout of the components on the front so it was just a case of drawing it on the aluminium and cutting it out.

Read more…

%d bloggers like this: