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    Making a Quick Yet Rugged Project Box

    After I build an electronics project, I never have an enclosure that is a good fit. My solution is to keep extruded aluminum channel on hand and bend up the ends as needed. The result is a very solid box that perfectly fits every time. The cost is about $0.30 an inch which is substantially less than cast aluminum enclosures.

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    Thanks Rick! We've added your Project Box to our Metalworking category, as well as to your builder page: Rick's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:

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