How-To: Make a wooden keyboard enclosure

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How-To:  Make a wooden keyboard enclosure




This great tutorial on building a wooden keyboard case is just the tip of the iceberg at Matthias Wendell’s impressive “woodworking for engineers” site. [via Hack a Day]

4 thoughts on “How-To: Make a wooden keyboard enclosure

  1. SKR says:

    you can also change the color of the keys buy using some plastic dye found at automotive stores. Fair warning, not all plastic dyes are the same. Some act more like paint, so I try to find the ones with acetone in them. I think they are more for hard plastics like ABS, instead of vinyl, but I am not positive.

  2. Neil says:

    I believe Matthias’ last name is Wandel–unless we are in a parallel universe.

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