This mod was an idea my wife had because she didn't want to take the Paualaner beer keg to Qcon again. She wanted something different so I told her to pick what she wanted and this is what she came up with. After building it this this the final result:
A little closer for those of you with poor eyesight...
With the cover on, who knows what this thing is...
And the final view:
The "picnic table" was Mrs Shady's idea, and one that I think adds a nice touch. Regardless, it was enough to earn 3rd place at Quakecon 2007's mod contest custom case category, so now I need to start thinking of what I want to do for next year. Lots of ideas, I just need to settle on one.
If you're interested, I put a pretty detailed worklog over here: