MAKE Asks: is a weekly column where we ask you, our readers, for responses to maker-related questions. We hope the column sparks interesting conversation and is a way for us to get to know more about each other.

This week’s question: One of the most fun ways to get your feet wet in both electronics and light fabrication is through hardware hacking. What are some favorite hardware hacking projects you’ve done?

I had a first generation Macintosh mouse lying around for years. Though some may call it sacrilege, I gutted the thing and converted it into a working USB enabled optical mouse.

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