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An anonymous reader pointed out this strategy for enclosure design –

This instructable shows how to prepare a metal box using a buffing technique that can simulate wood grain, birdseye or other finishes. The technique gives dimension to the box that adds visual depth to the surface.

A good approach to keep in mind when trying to make that new effects pedal stand out from the herd. –Link

Related:
Effects Clones
Build Your Guitar Effects Clone –Link