Hand Crafted Computers

Artisan computers locally assembled with hand crafted wooden enclosures. Made in Iowa City and supported by local techs. Learn more

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Ye Olde Colonial 
Computer Shoppe is Now Iowa City Artisan Computers

Established in 1863, Ye Olde Colonial 
Computer Shoppe has been a purveyor of fine computers and technology crafted from the best materials with the highest quality craftsmanship. According to shop proprietor Greg Johnson: “After 154 years, we felt it was time for a change. Our original computers were hand forged from steel and powered by steam engines. … Continue reading Ye Olde Colonial 
Computer Shoppe is Now Iowa City Artisan Computers

Can Your Typewriter Run Microsoft Windows?

If you have an old mechanical typewriter laying around, chances are it’s not been upgraded to the latest operating system. It probably doesn’t have any operating system. Maybe it’s time for an upgrade! With the USB Typewriter Conversion Kit, we can convert your old typewriter into a working computer running Microsoft Windows, Apple macOS, Linux, Android, … Continue reading Can Your Typewriter Run Microsoft Windows?

Seeking Woodworkers and Local Artisans

Iowa City Artisan Computers is currently seeking woodworkers and local artisans for computer enclosure designs out of wood, clay, glass, porcelain, and reclaimed materials. Here are some general guidelines about the work: Compensation. We’re an employee owned and governed business, so you will be free to decide what compensation you want for your work. However, if … Continue reading Seeking Woodworkers and Local Artisans

Benefits of Artisan Computers

It probably won’t surprise you to learn that most consumer computers are built with the bare minimum specifications to function, and they are generally built with a cookie cutter design — manufactured by the thousands. Here are some benefits of custom built artisan computers: Dust Free. Without proper air filtration, computers collect dust that harms … Continue reading Benefits of Artisan Computers

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