Sonic The Hedgehog Sega Megadrive Mini Case
Originally made to celebrate both the release of the SEGA Megadrive Mini and Sonic The Hedgehog we decided to make a custom Sonic Megadrive Mini case. Now with the release of the Sonic Movie 2 it seems a good time to re-visit this project which was one of our bigger ones at the time with some CNC cutting, laser engraving and of course… foam cutting! So whether it’s to make your Sega Megadrive portable, or to store Sonic the Hedgehog toys, this could be the ultimate Sonic the Hedgehog gift for someone in your life.
How we did it…
The first step was to create the building blocks of the Sega Megadrive Mini case. We made the case from some MDF and created a design for our CNC router to cut. We stacked three of the outlines on top of a base layer and glued it all together.
Next, we sprayed the whole case in Sonic blue. After a few coats it was then lacquered and left to dry overnight. With the piece that would be the lid we did something a bit more special with it. We created a Bitmap image of Sonic and the laser engraved it on. Then we added hinges and a metal strip to go around the edge to finish it up. Of course the foam was cut to perfectly house and protect the games console in this case, but you could adapt it to store whatever Sonic the Hedgehog toys you wanted.
Other unusual uses for Shadow Foam:
Cutting the Easy Peel was easy! It does what it says on the tin! If you want to see the Sega Megadrive Mini case make in depth, check out the video.
The great thing about Shadow Foam though is that it’s so versatile, you can use it for a wide range of things, not just Sonic the Hedgehog gifts. This video series is all about showcasing some of the more diverse ways you can use Shadow Foam, and hopefully give you some inspiration! Bit for more ideas and inspiration, you can watch our whole video series here.
Shadow Foam is perfect for so many different uses, this portable Sega Megadrive is just one suggestion. But just take a look at what other people are using their Shadow Foam for here.
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