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Re: Creative uses for a dead motherboard

Mon Jun 01, 2020 10:56 pm

Only when you have lots of dead motherboards then you can do a wall.
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Re: Creative uses for a dead motherboard

Sat Jun 06, 2020 1:08 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ERNt1nGtONI

I just saw this come across my video feed. Seems like an interesting project.
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Re: Creative uses for a dead motherboard

Sat Jun 06, 2020 5:34 pm

Cool project. I have some epoxy in the shop I might be able to use for something like that. Big epoxy pours are indeed tricky. Epoxy can smell your fear. :lol:
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Re: Creative uses for a dead motherboard

Sun Jun 07, 2020 10:57 pm

I may actually do this on a table I have in the shed. Though I'll probably do smaller sections. I still have tons of old dead hardware from the early/mid 2000's sitting in computers I use for spares. Could be a nice way to de-clutter and pretty/nerd up the house.
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Re: Creative uses for a dead motherboard

Sun Jun 07, 2020 11:36 pm

I don't know how familiar you are with epoxy, but if you're going to do a project involving a big epoxy pour, then you might want to check out John Malecki's channel on youtube. He does a lot of epoxy projects, and has a few videos specifically about tips for large epoxy pours.

Here's a recent one, which has some good stuff in it.
https://youtu.be/nSQFzjZa6aU
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Re: Creative uses for a dead motherboard

Mon Jun 08, 2020 9:59 am

I'll be doing smaller pours. I have a lot of old small boards ripped from HDDs, small low end GPU's pulled from OEM parts computers and the like. I figured dotting the table with them to keep each epoxy section small would make it much easier to do.
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Re: Creative uses for a dead motherboard

Mon Jun 08, 2020 7:44 pm

just brew it! wrote:
meerkt wrote:
Training ground for bad capacitor replacement on a multilayer board.

Great idea! Not particularly creative, but at least it is educational.
But the board has to work after you 'train'. :D
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Re: Creative uses for a dead motherboard

Thu Jun 11, 2020 11:22 am

Philldoe wrote:
I'll be doing smaller pours. I have a lot of old small boards ripped from HDDs, small low end GPU's pulled from OEM parts computers and the like. I figured dotting the table with them to keep each epoxy section small would make it much easier to do.


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