It does look good from the outside. I considered the first prototype as a failure.
1. cable management is a nightmare.
2. The hardware/fan/cpu etc are identical to my previous set up inside my Corsair and P180, but it somehow it is a lot noiser in my DIY case; I believe MDF produces more resonance/sound leakage than Metal or Aluminum.
3. wrapping fabric around the MDF is very very very tricky.
4. I'm from Hong Kong, thus accessing the construction parts are very easy and cheap.
So, I built another one with my old p180 in it:
again, it suffers identical problems from my Prototype 1.
Lesson learned. Creating a case is much harder than it looks, especially when it comes to the attention to details. The total cost would/can be similar to some nicer cases available in the market. It is also extremely time consuming to research/prepare/sourcing/built the whole thing.
So, after all, I will be getting a FT02 soon