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Making stuff from old hard drives, printers and other computer parts

April 30, 2013 / by Jeff Avery

Thought I’d put up some pictures of the recycled computer parts I have decorating the office. Click the photos for larger, high res photo.

This is my most recent dust collector, hopefully it’s obvious. If not, it is the USS Enterprise from Star Trek. Most of the parts are from hard drive, there are a couple parts from floppy drives and I made the main body out of 1/2″ aluminum stock on the lathe.

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USS Enterprise

I love watches, and clocks, so I end up making a lot of these too. These are also mostly hard drives and old keyboards. The top clock had some older electronics parts I picked up off Ebay.





I have made a few flowers as well. Mostly hard drive and floppy drive parts.





This is a face I made out of an old 486sx laptop. Got the idea from someone else.

Bohemian Rhapsody

Hard Drive Motorcycle

Hard Drive Motorcycle

Little Resistor Man

Resistor Man

A new addition to the Hard Drive Flower collection

Hard Drive Flower

Hard Drive Flower


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