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Guide: Custom Case Side Panels - Page 9
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Written by booman   
Saturday, 12 August 2006 01:00
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Step eight:

Filing - Here is the final panel after all the cutting and bending.  This step takes the most patience and endurance. You can use a dremel grinding bit to make your smoothing quicker, but I found that it is easy to over grind some edges.  Since this is a reductive process you don't want to do that because its harder to fix your mistakes. So I used jewelry files to smooth out the edges and grind down extra unwanted metal. This project had several hours of filing, but the edges came out very smooth and straight.

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