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This Radical Skateboard Was Made From An Old Mac Pro [Image]

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Apparently, the aluminum from this skateboard was repurposed from an old Mac Pro (or Power Mac G5?). Since Apple’s pretty much abandoned updating their Pro desktop, that’s one way to make sure all that pretty metal doesn’t go to waste.

Slam Dunk: Power Mac G5 Panel Morphs into Basketball Backboard

Slam Dunk: Power Mac G5 Panel Morphs into Basketball Backboard

CoM reader Paul sent us these pics of his office where the IT department shoots hoops on a backboard with an Apple logo.

After the cardboard backboard from the Nerf caved in under one too many slam dunks, Paul had a brainwave:

“As we were scrapping an old PowerMac G5 for parts, I realized that we could recycle the door to become our new heavy  backboard.  Two short screws were used to attach the plastic bracket to the door and another two longer ones to go into the concrete pillar in the office wall.”

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Keeping Time with Dead Power Mac G5

Keeping Time with Dead Power Mac G5
Even when they’re dead, Apple products are still timely  — like the iPod clock or the G4 timepiece.

Here’s a nice step-by-step transformation of a defunct Power Mac G5 into a sleek wall clock.

Keeping Time with Dead Power Mac G5

It’s the handiwork of Japanese Apple fan NOBON — the same one who “printed” Fuji apples with the Apple logo.

Keeping Time with Dead Power Mac G5

Via NOBON