This was a challenge for me; both the case and the various screens and setup. Hoping to get the young lad interested in science and the way things work. 10mm walnut used for the case with some maple and Indian rosewood inlays and surrounds. For those interested in the technology; raspberry pi 4 running the main screen with two pi zero2 units running each of the side screens. Main system is using Endless OS which looks very good for kids and works well offline. The two smaller screens show live weather on one, the other streams the live video from the International Space Station. All screens are touch screen which helps with the interface. Full credit to u/ericisawesome for his software and build on the Weather app. Calculator was a kit purchased online, takes power from one of the Pi Zero w boards. Enjoyable build overall with a lot of frustrations getting the systems all to work. Hand tools and a drill for the woodworking.
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