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Install the hard drive of your choice inside this wooden hard drive enclosure from Peter Kinne Designs, and you'll have yourself a peripheral that might stick with you thorough a few generations of disks. Just plug a drive into its IDE interface and hook it up via USB, and there it is—a hard disk disguised as a cigar humidor.

Speaking of smoking, we're little worried about heat dissipation with this wooden enclosure, echoing Travis's comments about those leather-clad hard drives he introduced to you yesterday. In fact, the product page mentions that passive cooling may not be enough to keep that drive from overheating.


Anyway, that looks like some highly-polished, silky smooth hardwood, and we want one anyway, but now we see that orders are suspended for some reason. So perhaps a line will begin to circle around the building for this, too.


Product Page [Peter Kinne Design, via ubergizmo]