A Quick, Easy, and Cheap Mouse Pad





Introduction: A Quick, Easy, and Cheap Mouse Pad

This is an Instructable on how to make a cheap mouse pad from things you probably have around your house/shop. Its something you can make on the road if you need a mouse pad.

Step 1: Materials

You will need....






Step 2: CUT!!!

1. Cut the cardboard to the size you want the pad to be.

2. Cut the cloth so it overlaps the cardboard shape by about a 1/2 inch.

Step 3: Glue and Tape

I did the taping and gluing in the following order.

1. Tape down one side of the cloth to the back of the cardboard.

2. Add glue to cardboard.

3. Tape down the opposite side of the cloth.

4. Cut the cloth where it overlaps.

5. Tape the last two flaps down.

Step 4: Final Touches

I did a few more things to my pad.

1. Cover the back totally with tape.

2. Draw something on it! When I finish, I'll take a picture and upload it.

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I'm going to say this now ase a gamer who has done extensive research in the feild of mice. but you
can get a better mouse pad by using scotch taping a piece of paper to your desk. Not joking.



whats the design of? i would like to see a more developed design.

Im just drawing a bunch of random things. I'll add a picture when its done.

8 years!! Still no picture

its been 2 years since u published this and I still see no picture...

Sorry, I beat halo before I finished it and then my camera went missing.

6 years* and I'm still working on it.

btw i am also doing mechanical engineering XD not kidding

this info is creeping me out

weird that i need to play halo now and i don't have a mouse pad XD man