Yes, this Wooden Monolith is Actually a Gaming PC

By Gary Cutlack on at

This is Project SkyVue, a self-build PC created by one-man cabinet maker and hardware enthusiast extraordinaire Jeffrey Stephenson, who decided that he didn't his gaming PC to be hidden shamefully beneath his PC desk. This one's suitable to be allowed on the glass work surface of the fussiest of tidy freaks.

240 hours of work and a Dremel took care of the job, with internal components like a GTX 960 video card, an Intel Core i5-6600K alongside 16GB of DDR4 RAM, an M.2 PCIe SSD and a low-profile water-cooling system all keeping it fast and quiet once the aluminium-trimmed wood case is slipped over the chassis. And even that chassis looks great.

His enormous thread on the Coolermaster forums has masses of photos, also including many shots of the work in progress -- which began when a bog standard aluminium case was hacked up to provide the initial framework for the cooling system, before most of the unit was cut away, stripped, then rebuilt in its current form.

One of the final jobs was the painstaking application of 96 pieces of Sapele wood veneer to give it its shiny finish. [Coolermaster]


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