Many years ago, novelist Brian J. Noggle bought his wife an iMac. It broke, but he kept the desiccated carcass around in case he thought of something useful to do with it. After buying a corkboard, he realized what he could do: turn the old computer into a modern-looking corkboard. The entire project, he notes, was quite cheap:
$1,801 isn't a bad price production price for a household craft.