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Build photos

From:
Scott Windsor
Date:
2015-05-04 @ 02:11
I just finished and it's looking pretty sweet.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/pezking/sets/72157652340411451/

I went with acrylic laser cutting from the local hacker space. Turned out
pretty well - I especially dig the translucent on the bottom.

- scott

Re: [atreus] Build photos

From:
Phil Hagelberg
Date:
2015-05-04 @ 03:57
Scott Windsor <swindsor@gmail.com> writes:

> I just finished and it's looking pretty sweet.
> https://www.flickr.com/photos/pezking/sets/72157652340411451/
>
> I went with acrylic laser cutting from the local hacker space. Turned out
> pretty well - I especially dig the translucent on the bottom.

Great job! I don't know if this was your intention, but to me the color
choices evoke the first-gen Bondi Blue iMac. I figure it's been long
enough for that to be retro-cool again. Nice work.

-Phil

Re: [atreus] Build photos

From:
Scott Windsor
Date:
2015-05-04 @ 04:18
> On May 3, 2015, at 8:57 PM, Phil Hagelberg <phil@hagelb.org> wrote:
> 
> Scott Windsor <swindsor@gmail.com> writes:
> 
>> I just finished and it's looking pretty sweet.
>> https://www.flickr.com/photos/pezking/sets/72157652340411451/
>> 
>> I went with acrylic laser cutting from the local hacker space. Turned out
>> pretty well - I especially dig the translucent on the bottom.
> 
> Great job! I don't know if this was your intention, but to me the color
> choices evoke the first-gen Bondi Blue iMac. I figure it's been long
> enough for that to be retro-cool again. Nice work.
> 
> -Phil

I randomly lucked out. I was originally going for a red/black combo, but 
then I found that crazy turquoise in the scrap pile at the right 
thickness. I ordered the white & grey keycaps to match, but forgot to 
order 2 of the 1.5 :D I should have a new one coming in soon.

I also seem to have lost a screw and bolt in the process. Do you know what
size they are?

- scott

Re: [atreus] Build photos

From:
Phil Hagelberg
Date:
2015-05-04 @ 04:34
Scott Windsor <swindsor@gmail.com> writes:

> I also seem to have lost a screw and bolt in the process. Do you know 
what size they are?

Sure; I ship the kits with M3 screws and nuts; I believe the length is
16mm. Metric screws can be difficult to source in the US, so 4-40 size
should work as well.

There should have been a spare screw/nut in the kit though.

-Phil