Laser-etched Kindle 2

Laser-etched Kindle 2

We miss Phillip loads already, as he enjoys his well-deserved MAKEcation. We figured he’d be far from idle. He writes:

Not too long ago there was an xkcd comic featuring the Kindle we knew someone would eventually laser etch a new Kindle 2 but we didn’t expect it to be us! Here’s the first ever laser etched Kindle 2! Sean brought his over to the Adafruit shop today and we “experimented” – it looks great!

First laser etched Kindle 2! The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – “Don’t Panic”

8 thoughts on “Laser-etched Kindle 2

  1. says:

    Maybe Amazon could be cool enough to make a Hitchiker’s Guide special edition Kindle.

  2. John Park says:

    Great point! Actually reading the Hitchiker’s Guide on a Kindle would be pretty meta.

  3. WhatTheF*** says:

    What is this good for? Dying in beauty or what?

  4. Andrew says:

    Great idea. WOOT!

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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