Category Archives: Future Builds and Concepts

Taking in new orders for 2016

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Well its about that time again.

After the successfull build of the YAZI Venator for the MSI PRO MOD S3, I will be taking in new commission based builds and projects for 2016

Want to have a studioscale model or computer like the YAZI or have your own specific object you want to have constructed using lasercutting, cnc machining or 3DPrinting and finished with our airbrush services (or if want to do that yourself). Please let us know by sending an email to

There are two categories ..

What is a Build: A computer inside a scalemodel like the YAZI, sized and detailed to your requirements.

What is a Project: Everything else. From scalemodels to custom computer parts.

*average construction time for an existing model like the YAZI IS 6 WEEKS
*custom work like this is not cheap or quick. Its not production or working with “off the shelve” parts.

Please email me for more details or a quote to see what fits in your budget.

Future Builds and Concepts – No particular order



The Ultimate Build : Deep Space 9 Space Station
1.6 meters wide, 2 meters high, 28 radiators, 3 pumps , etc etc

Early Render 01

Rebuild of the BORG COSMOS That got stolen from me



The Event Horizon, maybe just a model but its going to get built someday …



The reimagined Battlestar Galactica


A rebuild of the USS EURISKO but now with ALL the details I wanted in the first place !



The Turntablism EPX – My ode to the DiskJockey and experimentation with non traditional materials like Vinyl.



The ALIAN-LI, got all the parts, just had my tools taken from me ..


And Last but NOT Least, the Cylon Resurrection NAS, but then with SSD storage !




Cylon Resurrection NAS – Prep Work

Hi All,

I have started work on the Cylon Resurrection NAS ! Although my current build the EURISKO is not completed I cannot help my mind wondering to this build. So I have started working one evening a week on the CYLON Res-NAS.

Here is the full design :

I have adjusted the design a little to comply more with the original model from Battlestar. I am going to try to make the NAS as close to the original as possible (and how my skills allow me to get it) . This means that the design I made was to simple. (what am I getting myself into …)

Here is the new design.

The Cylon NAS now features a single row of 5 x double HDD’s tilted on their side. This is the red box.

The blue box are 40 mm fans to reduce the heat of the HDD’s. There will be a total of 5 fans (one fan for every 2 HDD’s) but this can easily be changed to 2 fans per 2 hdd’s.

The little grey box under the HDD’s  is allocated room for the cable management. This will be used to route the SATA and (probably) ElectroLuminecense (EL) wire.

The idea now is to light up from the inside every “pod” with the EL wire that will be visible through the ventilation slots in the pods.

Here is the first model I build a couple of months ago, just to get a feel for the model.

Now I have moved on to a more permanent model. Still just to try out different sizes and angles. There is no physical model to build or order somewhere online so I just have to do with artist renderings and people that build 3D models.

So here goes.

The Pod, there will be 16 of these in the model.

The POD with the HDD’s box. The final model will be much longer, again this is just for trying out !

Different slide-on frames, so i can test out different angles on the pod.

Also tried out a version that had the angles directly into the foam. I am going to stick to the other method and adding styropren sides.

The edges are much more clean comparing the 2 methods.

That was it for now, will tune in sometime next week with another update!


A Band of Modders – CEBIT Journal !

Coolermaster drafted them into active duty …. This is their story !!!!

Kier – Richard Keirsgieter

ASPHIAX – Sander van der Velden

Nixjuh – Nick de Reuver

L3P – Peter Brands

The Hotel! We first were sent to the wrong one, for a moment there we thought we would have to sleep in the car !

Four modders, thousands of hours working and building computers and we cant get that bloddy cebit wifi working !!

Damn, so have to enter the register form every 60 minutes —>>> Frak that !

It says, Parke der Sinne! (Park of sin – now we know what those business people like here )

Asphiax admirering the quality of the builds …

Having a talk with tyhe people from Silverstone!

WOW , a whole system!

This one the prize for bst mod this year ! (No kidding …)

Systems without RAM, fans not connected or just some led strip crammed in there, it was totally underwhelming !!! (the hardware was good though)

Peter Brands !

Tiny Nixjuh !

First Snitzle of the day !

Finally some decent work !

Benches are hot !

Richard (kier) and his new best friend from Korea!

OCZ stand !

Asrock babes ..

FINALLY A REAL MOD !!! The TT L10 by Brian Carter aka Boddaker !

Thanks Coolermaster for getting us in here! This was where all the good stuff was located !

The L3p D3sk arrived a little late !

And off into Hannover for some food and drinks !

Say what about my sleeving ???? LOL

I am so happy the builds of Peter and Richard are more clean then their rooms !

And the score of day one !

Sanders Ride was standing ready for shuttleing between the halls .

Full immersive Datacenter Liquid cooling !

Easy slide in and ITS connected to the system !

Spaceman !!!

The compound was large !!

Parrot drone modded to be leathal without the side protector.

Now we are getting somewhere !

Only decent shot of the XFX hardware, our attention got pulled elsewhere …

Here we go !

Is that a GPU up your butt or are you just happy to see me ??
Well ladies, WE were certainly happy to see you !

Some of the more finer keyboards ..

Hey here is something cool! Its the new mouse by gigabyte. It comes with 2 battery packs which you can change out within seconds. One is always charging, the other your playing with.

Gigabyte’s new 3d bios. They have been working on it for over 2 years !

And for some (not gigabyte) the work was getting to  much for them !


Richards opponent from the movie was here too !

Well if it isnt the terminator himself ?

Termi … Who ? Got side tracked again …

We met up with the guys from the MDPC forum!

This was the runner up in the best mod of the show !

Hmmm Reeven , nice havent seen this brand before !

Factory LN2 pots ! Nice to have and looking good !

Found a little LN to test with also


OH MY GOD !!! Liquid cooling, I thought we would never see some !

ASPHIAX (sander) fell in love with this fan !

ISNT that … Yes it is ! NICE !

And finally a talk with the product manager from Supertalent !

And off home agian !

No Baby, I only spent 3000 euro this time !!

Kier came close !

And the final score ! l3p added a nice alu htpc enclosure to the mix!

Can you see it ?

Damn we was hungry and the line didnt seem to stop !

ASPHIAX daughter : Daddy can you make me fly with this ? – I probably can !

So we survived! It was fun, had a whole lot of laughs and saw some cool stuff !
Only we need to get some MODS in there next time !

ASPHIAX Signing out !