OK, there probably aren't actually 101 totally different uses for a dead keyboard but we will see how far we get.
Our local Geek Central - "The Electron Club" ( http://carrierdetect.com/?cat=23
) - in Glasgow has provided me with a crate of dead keyboards in preparation for the workshops at the upcoming Scottish maker fair: McMADSAT, so I needed to be ready to use up the pile of parts accumulating on the living room floor.There are already some excellent ones on Instructables:
1 Keyboard as planter or seed sprouter: http://carrierdetect.com/?cat=23
2. Keyboard keys as drawing pins/thumbtacks: http://www.instructables.com/id/Keyboard_Thumbtacks/
3. Keyboard keys as beads: http://www.instructables.com/id/Wintereenmus-ideas-Keyboard-Bracelet/
4. Keyboard badges and name plates: http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Techie-Name-Badge/
5. Keyboard films as wallets: http://www.instructables.com/id/Wallet-made-from-a-computer-keyboard/
6. Coat rack: http://www.instructables.com/id/Apple-puck-mousekeyboard-coat-rack/
7. Keyboard in a bottle decoration: http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Simple-Keyboard-in-a-Bottle-Decoration/
8. T-shirt modding: http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-cool-cyberpunk-top-using-keyboard-bi/
9. Kelendar: http://www.instructables.com/id/Keylendar/
I will obviously be using some of these but of course wont be posting them as my ideas unless the method is altered substantially.
This bag is the first in my own series, but with the above, brings the running total to date to 10