“Jake Harms might not be repairing old Apple computers in his basement workshop in Hildreth, but he’s giving them new life all the same,” Jessica Kokesh reports for World-Herald News Service.
“Harms has been building aquariums out of older-model Apple iMac computers for eight years and has sold more than 1,000 of them worldwide,” Kokesh reports. “‘They go everywhere. Every time I ship one to Japan or China, I can’t read the address,’ he said. ‘So I slap the label on and say, ‘Good luck, buddy. I hope you get there.’ They’ve all made it, and everyone’s been happy with them.'”
“Harms uses 2000-era Apple iMac G3 computers, distinctive for their shape and bright color schemes, for the aquariums. The opaque computer bodies allow light to shine through so fish can be visible from several angles” Kokesh reports. “‘No one’s ever asked me to make an aquarium out of a Dell,’ he joked.”
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