Neat project, uses a VCR as a computer case. I decided gut the VCR and use it as a computer case. This would replace the functionality of the DVD player and video recorder with one unit that looks more like a VCR than a computer (thus keeping the wife happy). My initial goal was to get Freevo running on it, so during the build I affectionately referred to it as my “VCRVO” project. Here are the steps I took… Link.
Make PCR out of a VCR – The VCRVO