Guy Builds A Cool Trash Can Using An Old Mac Computer


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Are you sick of watching that old computer just lying around? Planning to get rid of it? Stop. Check out what this guy did to his old Mac instead of throwing it out.

The final product looks like this.Instead Of Throwing Old Computer Out, They Did This!

It features a swinging door of its own.Instead Of Throwing Old Computer Out, They Did This! 2

How was it made? First of all he removed all of the wiring.Instead Of Throwing Old Computer Out, They Did This! 3

He completely stripped the inside.Instead Of Throwing Old Computer Out, They Did This! 4

He even allowed the people to sign the can.Instead Of Throwing Old Computer Out, They Did This! 5

Next step involved the measuring of bezel.Instead Of Throwing Old Computer Out, They Did This! 6

He placed a flap instead of the screen.Instead Of Throwing Old Computer Out, They Did This! 7

He made use of basic hinges for making it swing.Instead Of Throwing Old Computer Out, They Did This! 8 Instead Of Throwing Old Computer Out, They Did This! 8a Instead Of Throwing Old Computer Out, They Did This! 8b

Then he applied a strong adhesive for adding the support blocks.Instead Of Throwing Old Computer Out, They Did This! 9

The hinges were glued to the bezel after they were done.Instead Of Throwing Old Computer Out, They Did This! 10 Instead Of Throwing Old Computer Out, They Did This! 10a

Afterwards, he focused on building the actual base.Instead Of Throwing Old Computer Out, They Did This! 11

He made use of clamps and wood glue for keeping it all together.Instead Of Throwing Old Computer Out, They Did This! 12 Instead Of Throwing Old Computer Out, They Did This! 12a Instead Of Throwing Old Computer Out, They Did This! 12b

Since he wanted the computer monitor to be secured on the top, he drilled out holes for the feet.Instead Of Throwing Old Computer Out, They Did This! 13 Instead Of Throwing Old Computer Out, They Did This! 13a Instead Of Throwing Old Computer Out, They Did This! 13b Instead Of Throwing Old Computer Out, They Did This! 13c

Having done that, the monitor was placed on top quite perfectly.Instead Of Throwing Old Computer Out, They Did This! 14

The bottom of the monitor was taken out.Instead Of Throwing Old Computer Out, They Did This! 15

He sanded the edges after the base setting was finished.Instead Of Throwing Old Computer Out, They Did This! 16

Time to paint!Instead Of Throwing Old Computer Out, They Did This! 17

Paint was applied ensuring that it matched the monitor.Instead Of Throwing Old Computer Out, They Did This! 18

Check out the end result!Instead Of Throwing Old Computer Out, They Did This! 19

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