Displaying realtimebitcoin.info, however any page can be displayed. It displays bitcoin network data in 16 selectable currencies and 6 different background and font themes. The current bitcoin transactions scroll across the screen from right to left, The larger the transaction the larger the text. Using the raspberry Pi 3 model B wireless function for internet and SSH to check the bitcoin node progress and for install instructions. Only power cable in. Wireless USB mouse dongle, and USB cable feed directly into Western Digital 375GB Pi drive through their provided cable.
Pi removed showing it's nylon M3 6mm Hex riser mounts (right of image), the nylon m3 nuts secure the thread on the underside of the acrylic. 8mm risers screwed into the drive as shown, this separate the acrylic from the Pidrive to allow air to circulate. The four pillars largest pillars 30mm (made from combining 20mm and 10mm hex risers) are shown and their threads are fed through the acrylic (on the right) and into the four corner holes of the drive, binding the two halves together.
To show assembly. The 3mm acrylic was cut with a hacksaw blade, and edges sanded then polished with a dremel and generic polishing fluid, in this case a car polish for lacquer. I guess the finish could be achieved with very fine sanding papers, The brand micromesh does good polishing kits for plastics.