When working on my GCSE computer science course work, which involved using Raspberry Pis I was asked to create a case which could be laser cut from card for the rest of the class to use. I found this case on the internet, which itself was based on this case for the Raspberry Pi Model B, unfortunately it was a bitmap PDF file which would not have worked very well with the laser cutter. To combat this I used the PDF as a template and drew over the top of it in 2D Design, I cut the outline and engraved the fold lines and text and also I improved the ventilation hole with the Raspberry Pi logo.
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