Timber Rack for twin NASes

  • My timber rack-shelf-thing, with no cutting.


    600×250mm floating shelf 16mm, 3 of

    1200×250mm floating shelf 16mm, 2 of

    1200×30×18mm pine, 1 of


    60mm 8g countersunk wood screws

    20×25mm corner brackets with 5/8" 8g panhead screws for weight-bearing assistance


    Top: BELLBIRD—offline XP (now semi-retired) former pseudo NAS, with AVerMedia hi-def capture card

    Middle: KREEANNE—4TB (RAID10)

    Bottom: KRINNAYE—4TB (mirror)

    Floor: UPS (power for KREEANNE and burglar alarm)

    Gigabyte GA-MA785GMT-UD2H (AM3 socket), AMD Athlon II X4 640 quad CPU (3GHz), 2× 4GB mem

    Boot: Samsung 850 EVO 120GB, Storage: 4TB (4× WD Red Plus 2TB, 128MB; in RAID10)


    ASRock A55M-HVS (FM1 socket), AMD A4 3400 dual-core APU (2.7 GHz), 1× 4GB mem

    Boot: Samsung 850 EVO 120GB, Storage: 4TB (2× WD Red Plus 4TB, 128MB; in mirror)

  • Not bad at all... and quite simple.


    Unfortunately here in the US.. Lumber prices have been a bit ridiculous (although I've not checked them in the last couple months)... so it might be cheaper to just buy a rack.


    During normal times though, your solution would be just as good and significantly cheaper.

    Air Conditioners are a lot like PC's... They work great until you open Windows.


  • You're quite right. This little project was more expensive than the cheapest bolt-together rack. But with only 25¼ inches of space to work with, I couldn't find anything compact enough.

    I'm glad you like it. Greetings from Australia.

    Gigabyte GA-MA785GMT-UD2H (AM3 socket), AMD Athlon II X4 640 quad CPU (3GHz), 2× 4GB mem

    Boot: Samsung 850 EVO 120GB, Storage: 4TB (4× WD Red Plus 2TB, 128MB; in RAID10)


    ASRock A55M-HVS (FM1 socket), AMD A4 3400 dual-core APU (2.7 GHz), 1× 4GB mem

    Boot: Samsung 850 EVO 120GB, Storage: 4TB (2× WD Red Plus 4TB, 128MB; in mirror)

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