Convert an Old HDD to Fidget Mirror Disk

This blog post is a short story depicting the making of a video about finding platinum-coated disk platters during the teardown of an old dead HDD.

Lots of screws and moving parts to pick the HDD apart. But still a fun experiment. Felt like I am a sort of komisch engineer wannabe exploring old computer hardware stuff while searching for platinum. They say you have to have the right tools for…