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Well it should idle like a jet taking off. but I'm hoping I don't have to fly it around the room.
 

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Also added final glass trim piece onto the rear of desk (just a small piece across the middle for the glass to rest on) since i was working on that side. Left room for my hand to remove glass if i need to get inside it later. Might add foam or something to fill in that air gap.
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Any way to filter the air?
News flash California! Man trying to build desk accidentally invents hover desk! Film at 11!
 

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Laying out pc parts for mounting location
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Video card mount still needs some brackets to hold it just right. figuring that out. not a lot of mounting locations on it.
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A little progress this week.

Finished the video card mount bracket
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Designed and 3D Printed some power supply brackets
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only the rear side has holes for screwing it down. May drill some holes in the other side, depending on if there is anything behind the PSU case there.
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And per some requests and concerns about power supply location im moving it to the far right side and extending the video power cables by 16"

1 down 2 to go.
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Pulling out the pins to cut the extra connector was a pain. i dont have an extractor tool so i smashed some metal pins flat and struggled for an hour to remove the extra connector on the other 2 cables. now i just need to solder another 16 wires and I'm good ;)
 

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im hoping so. just spent $80 on extension cables. could of been better spent on motherboard tray maybe. and cutout the back of the case for it :(
 

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Working on a io panel for the rear of the case. Will run cables from this to the motherboard.

Was going to cut into rear of desk for this. but after thinking about it i will move it outside under the monitor bracket and run cables through a small hole. Should keep the inside cleaner looking.

Took several prints to get the hole sizes right.
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Finally they all fit nicely
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Final Print
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Now to figure out how to mount to rear monitor bracket area. Quick CAD layout to get a feel for what it may look like.
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3D printed io panel mount and built brackets to mount it.
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cut hole in back of desk to feed wires through. added a grommet for protection.
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Glued and screwed into place
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Per request i moved power over to the right side.

It now has a final resting place.
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finished all mounting places in desk
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Put screws in all the standoff locations so i can paint without blocking the threads.
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PSU needs power. So i added this power connector i had laying around to the back.
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Had to add the block of wood to make it flush inside
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Then glued and screwed into place
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Think im ready for some paint? maybe? I have more ideas of things to add but i need to finish this. so paint now i can modify later.
 

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First, of many, black primer coat is down on the inside. I'ts flat black, so we shall see what it looks like once dry. doing inside first in case i hate it. Maybe should of done the bottom first?

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