|02-15-2009, 01:53 PM||#1|
Scifi is a Digital World
Join Date: Jan 2008
Wood Hard Case - Very Strong
After searching for ages and not finding a case that was strong enough to protect my reader from all sorts of possible damage I decided to make my own.
Even the metal ones I came across were flimsy and I could imagine a situation were a stiff object in my suitcase would put enough pressure on the side of the metal case to crack the screen.
Mine is made of a very stiff wood with internal reinforcements supporting all sides of the case. The thing is incredibly strong but also lite and attractive. I stained, lined it with very soft suede and covered the outside with super soft fine leather.
Take a look at all the pictures here:
|02-15-2009, 02:16 PM||#2|
Join Date: May 2007
Location: South Wales, UK
Device: Sony PRS-500, PRS-505, Asus EEEpc 4G
That's very interesting.
Yvan le terrible has also made some lovely wooden cases. Here's one, now in the possession of Bob Russell, which was photographed at the last Washington meet-up:
|02-19-2009, 10:52 AM||#3|
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: United Kingdom
Device: Sony Reader PRS-650 & 505 & 500
Is it Dooney & Bourke under your left hand?
|02-19-2009, 02:00 PM||#4|
Join Date: Dec 2008
Device: Sony PRS-505
Would you mind telling others how you made that gorgeous thing. it is exactly what I have been looking for to protect my reader!! I have a very handy hubby and I sew and want to make one.
|02-19-2009, 02:13 PM||#5|
Join Date: May 2006
Device: PocketBook 360, before it was Sony Reader, cassiopeia A-20
look at this thread
I have made a very similar case
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