That snapping noise is Linux coming to my Chromebook

Back in July I read the announcement that Android was finally coming to Chromebooks and I was devastated that mine was not in the list. Not even a year and a half old and it is not supported with new features. (I blame Apple and Steve Jobs for setting this precedent of holding back features on older devices so you can $pend more money and buy a new device).

A picture of the KDE
KDE desktop residing on my Chromebook. (Kubuntu)

Well, I have been using my Chromebook and was happy using it, but there have been times when I just did not have internet or wanted to do something that I can do on a real desktop or laptop computer that just was not supported by the Chromebook.

Finally one day I snapped.
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Turn the table

Item number 2 on my feature hit list is extraction of fumes to outside, so this is going to replace my current setup which is a window fan mounted on its side like a kitchen stove hood.

Fan mounted to push fumes down the hose.
Quick disconnect vent hose will allow easy access.

I cut a hole in the corner of the top surface of my Lack table and mounted a fan on the underside. On the top side above the fan,
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A million monkeys and a million lack tables

Turns out that anything you can think of has already been done.
I was trawling around the internet and found that someone has already created an enclosure out of a Lack table and even created an Instructable for it and it dates back to 2015.

http://www.instructables.com/id/3d-Printer-Enclosure-from-Upcycled-Furniture/

Whilst some of the ideas are the same, mine is different.

The Lack table with perspex insert
M. C. Escher has nothing on this

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