Tech Chest Turns Luggage Into Hide-Away Computer Case

PC in a trunk photo
Photos via The Pixel Junkie

We love finding computers in unique spaces that make them more of an heirloom item than a disposable tool. And here is one where you'll have no idea a computer is inside until you pop it open. One part neat upcycling, and one part late-1800s James Bond, this PC case is fantastic.
Rob Higareda built a functional computer inside a trunk. Funny thing is, it's a new trunk made to look old. It would have been more fun if it had been found in a thrift shop somewhere - or even better, at a garage sale where there might have been a good story to go along with it - but when a Hobby Lobby fits the bill, well, go for it.

PC in a trunk photo

Using wooden brackets and rubber spacers, Higareda fit everything into the trunk, and cut air holes for ventilation. The computer is used for web browsing - and if he could have gotten the screen fit in there, we call it a laptop!

It's great to see computers that skip as much metal and plastic as possible, so the focus is on upgradable components. Hopefully this homemade PC mod will be around for a good long time. And, it makes for great inspiration for interesting objects to hack as PC cases.

Via Unplggd
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