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Building Ikigai, My Award-Winning Wooden PC Mod

I have assembled and disassembled the case parts so many times by now that the final assembly should go smoothly, probably. I can put on the mesh and install the watercooling fittings tightly.

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Ikigai All Wood Case Mod

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Ikigai All Wood Case Mod

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With the fittings in place, I can install the tubing, button up all of the wiring, and get the loop ready to be filled.

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Ikigai All Wood Case Mod

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Ikigai All Wood Case Mod

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With everything working, it’s time to get ready for final photos. I transformed my shop into a photo booth, even drilling a hole through my work bench to avoid photoshopping the cord out 50 times. I think the results speak for themselves.

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Ikigai All Wood Case Mod

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Ikigai All Wood Case Mod

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Ikigai All Wood Case Mod

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Ikigai All Wood Case Mod

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Ikigai All Wood Case Mod

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Ikigai All Wood Case Mod

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Ikigai All Wood Case Mod

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Ikigai All Wood Case Mod

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Ikigai All Wood Case Mod

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Ikigai All Wood Case Mod

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  • Unolocogringo
    Absolutely beautiful work/creativity.
    Thank you for sharing this with us.
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  • waltc3
    Incredible, masterful...my head began to throb just looking at all the disparate steps and preparations...;) Bravo.
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  • Metal Messiah.
    Looks pretty cool ! Awesome work.
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