Posted on September 17, 2004
My next task was to match the plating with the wood. After trial and error the best approach was to first coat with a layer of paint, then use stain then use polyurethane. The poly keeps it completely dry. Not a bad final match.
I used two brackets and some Velcro to make sure that the DVD RW drive lined up perfectly.
Here is a couple of shot of the inside. Even though you see two fans here I ended up not using them in the end. Too noisy.
I had the led light come up through the center of the record.
I caught a shot of it in action