Front panel consist of two pieces: plastic support panel and aluminum faceplate separated by wooden spacers.
Support panel is cut from plastic cover of old printer. Panel holds controller board and illuminated control buttons board.
Faceplate is made from scrap aluminum and fastened to support panel with machine screws.
To keep various power cables and control wires in order improvised wire holders made from 1/4" PVC drain tubing are used. Holders are attached to panel and chassis with hot glue.
|Front view. LCD and control buttons.|
|Back view. Controller.|
|Custom wire holder.|