Skyscraper

August 1st, 2007

 

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The Skyscraper Photo PC is my tribute to the 1931 Hammond Gregory clock.  The clock was designed in 1931 in the skyscraper-style of the art deco era.

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Size comparison shot.

 

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An original Hammond Gregory in black

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...and another in brown.  They were made of Bakelite.

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The Skyscraper Photo PC is contructed entirely of wood.  The main structure is basswood with a mahogany veneer.  The back panel is birch plywood painted with industrial aluminum paint.  The 60mm Vantec Stealth fan pulls air up through the gap at the bottom.

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The computer's I/O panel is exposed after tilting the computer onto its back.  The LCD panel is connected to the computer's composite TV-out jack.  The gap above the I/O plate is a continuation of the air flow path.

 

I want to thank my good friends at VIA, Crucial, mini-box and Sidewinder.

A comprehensive project worklog of Skyscraper with additional photos can be accessed at Jeffrey Stephenson Design Forum

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