[Arm-netbook] Solid wood corner prototype

Tor, the Marqueteur Marqueteur at FineArtMarquetry.com
Thu May 11 10:50:48 BST 2017

I never got a reply to this message, and seeing you ready to send the
microdesktop PCB to production, I thought I ought to make sure you saw
it, Luke.

On 30/04/17 18:36, Tor, the Marqueteur wrote:
> On 30/04/17 17:47, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
>> i was just thinking, if you had the appropriate cutters (like a router
>> / plane with different width bits) it would be possible to just run
>> the parts through some sort of jig.
> This is definitely possible.  With the corner design on my screen
> (apparently the blue ones in the photos), all the different levels and
> widths of cutout make it something I'd not want to think about doing that
> way.
> Still, it looks like it could be simplified a bit.  You seem to have the
> PCB slot both top and bottom, which is nice for interchangeability, but
> could be dispensed with.  I'm thinking about other possibilities, but I
> can't yet visualise fully what the tolerances are relative to the
> populated PCB.
> I know revisions of the PCB are generally hard (at least if they involve
> rerouting traces), but I have to ask what the implications of adding a
> sixteenth to each side edge of the PCB for mounting would be.  The length
> front to back would remain the same.  If that could be done and would
> allow the full rectangle of the corner piece to be used, then there are
> only two operations that would need to be done on the individual corner
> piece, namely the stopped dado for the PCB (only one per corner, two
> different corners) and the hole for assembly bolt.
> Tor
>> l.

Tor Chantara
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