Craft & Design Technology

You spent weeks—months, maybe—developing your circuit. Doodling. Drafting. Breadboarding. Perfboarding. Designing and etching that PCB. Your work deserves a presentation—a case, a control panel, a software UI—worthy of all the hard work that went inside. At MAKE, we’ve seen thousands of electronics projects over the years with enclosures made of everything from paper to platinum. Here are just a few of our all-time favorites in wood, metal, other natural materials, and plastics. If you’re planning a project box, and seeking inspiration, you’ve come to the right place.

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18 thoughts on “15 Fantastic Project Enclosures

  1. the pocket watch really looks noble! i have to build one for myself and maybe add some more features… as i just unboxed my new Arduino starter kit, i have plenty of sensors to play with :)

  2. Enough with the slideshows, Make. We understand you need to maximize page views for revenue, but slideshows that don’t have a “view all on one page” option are just driving people away.

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I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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