Wooden Laptop Case

Designed with the 15inch MacBooks in mind, Rainer Spehl's wooden laptop case is gorgeous, useful and likely very expensive: "For Purchases please contact Rainer Spehl." Photographed here by Achim Hatzius, it's another one of those ineffable Do Want gadget porn situations. Wooden Laptop Case [Rainer Spehl via NOTCOT]

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5 Responses to Wooden Laptop Case

  1. Anonymous says:

    Looks like luan crap. Luan is one step above balsa wood. I always wonder why people bother to do something nice with crap materials.

    Mine will be hand-riven American black walnut.

  2. dculberson says:

    Don’t you think solid walnut would be a pretty bad material for a case like that? It seems like you’d end up with warping, cracking, water damage, etc.

    I love hardwood, but sometimes a plywood or composite core is just the better solution.

  3. Scuba SM says:

    I agree with DCULBERSON, plywood would be the best bet for the case. I’d probably change the lid, as well, so that it’d offer a bit my rigidity when closed.

  4. Garr says:

    All thoughts of practicality aside, I’d also want one.

  5. pork musket says:

    I hate it when people look at something awesome and say “you could make one of those yourself cheaply” when they have no intention of doing it, but hey, I think you could make one of those yourself cheaply.

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