How to Recycle an Old Harddisk-Drive as Desktop Art

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How to Recycle an Old Harddisk-Drive as Desktop Art
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So you got some new harddrives, but what to do with the old ones you took from a 5 year old computer? Nobody will buy something like a 30GB harddrive anymore

So you got some new harddrives, but what to do with the old ones you took from a 5 year old computer? Nobody will buy something like a 30GB harddrive anymore

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Go get a picture frame - I recommend Ribba from IKEa. It has the perfect fit for 3.5" harddrives

Go get a picture frame - I recommend Ribba from IKEa. It has the perfect fit for 3.5" harddrives

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Remove the cover from your old harddrive. So not touch the shiny disk, you'll never be able to remove your fingerprints from it.

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Use the screws to screw it to the passepartout of the frame.

Use the screws to screw it to the passepartout of the frame.

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Attach the stand to the back of the harddrive using double-sided tape or - like I did - screws that are supposed for mounting the harddrive in your computer.

Attach the stand to the back of the harddrive using double-sided tape or - like I did - screws that are supposed for mounting the harddrive in your computer.

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You're done. Put it on your desk!

You're done. Put it on your desk!

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