There's progress, but it's slow. The first laser cutting company didn't live up to my expectations and I eventually got tired of waiting. I then decided to try to find another one.
I eventually found one and I'm now making progress. The new company is currently waiting for some of the missing materials to complete my order, but they at least had this teaser image for my second prototype case today.
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