: Case Mod
Mod in a Week // "APASF: CP London Edition" (Update: Campus Party)
View Single Post
August 27, 2013, 10:21 AM
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Malaga, Spain
My System Specs
Tuesday: Day 2 of 7
Most of today´s avaliable time I dedicated to pretty much sanding the case down. Normally on a new case that hasn´t got a glossy finish I wouldn´t bother to much about this but since a large portion of the case imitates copper in this design it needs to be as smooth as possible so this was needed. That however is boring so I´m going to show you the rest of what I did today.
I finished yesterday´s side panel (for now, still missing the window and a couple of details), as in, added the final lighter coats of the ageing process and attached the brass details to which I had also aplied the ageing.
Once that was fully dry I put it away safely for now (can´t afford any accidents!).
After all that (very) tedious sanding, cleaned it all up and aplied a good coat of primer to both the top section and the chasis.
Oh and, I fixed the damage caused by the shipping of the case! I like to think it came out quite well, time constraints and all considered.
And for the last 2 hours of today´s avaliable time, I aplied a few coats of the copper. It´s amazing how many more coats the chasis needs in comparison to the plastic bits, I actually ran out of paint, so, need to get some more tomorrow!
It goes without saying that the copper will be aged as well, can´t have none of that new shinyness here!
And that´s it for the second of 7 days in this Mod in a Week project, I hope you keep on reading tomorrow, now I need a shower, get something to eat and go to my "other" job :(
APASF ("A Post-Apocalyptic Steampunk Future") (WIP)
Corset PS2 (Completed)
My System Specs
ASUS Sabertooth P67
Intel i5 2500K
16Gb DDR3 1600Mhz Kingston HyperX
2x ASUS nVidia ENGTX275 in SLI
2x Kingston SSDNow!100 96Gb SSD in RAID Striping 3x Seagate Barracuda 750Gb
Coolest Master Silent Pro 1000w
Custom Cooler Master HAF X
Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium Fatality
1x Sony 20x DVD ReWriter
3x Packard Bell Full HD 22" with Matrox Triplehead
Windows 7 x64
View Public Profile
Send a private message to Luciel
Visit Luciel's homepage!
Find all posts by Luciel