Introduction: Keyboard Calander

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Im going to show you how to make a keyboard calannder out of a old keyboard

Step 1: Dismantle the Keyboard

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Get out a old keyboard and tear it apart. Salvage all of the keys. If you lose some we'll help you. Those weird things you find under the keys you dont need.

Step 2: Keep These Keys:

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Keep the following keys: All of the F keys (F1, F2, etc.), All of the number keys, the letters keys: S M T W H F, and the End key.

If  your missing any number keys here are some similar ones;
I = 1
sideways W = 3
B = 8

Step 3: Start Building

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Line up the 1st line of the calander with these keys in this order: S M T W H F End

Step 4: Look Up the Next Month

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Look up the next month see when it starts and when it ends. Then begin using the F keys.

Step 5: When Your Done With the F Keys...

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start off with the number keys. You cant have the 10s place in there so 10 = 0 11 = 1 20 = 0 etc.

Step 6: When Done

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If you used the month Januarury 2010 you calander should look like this. Compare the image and yours to make sure its correct. You will end up with an extra 1 and 2 key.

Comments

mikeasaurus (author)2009-12-14

The coup de grâce here would be another keyboard or two for the numbers and the days of the week letter notation (MTWHFSEnd) used, very clever!

I urge you to repost this using an expanded keyboard for the numbering and proper backing!


ilcastigliano (author)2009-12-12

Bonito y creativo... y tantos teclados que se encuentran en la basura.. voy a hacer pa vender :P

sr1sws (author)2009-12-05

"calendar"

Miscelinious (author)2009-12-04

and also, you can make some sort of place to set the keys in so you can easily change around the dates when you need it.

Miscelinious (author)2009-12-04

i like this a lot. it would be a lot easier to make this with multiple keyboards, so that you can have all the numbers. if you had a second or third keyboard to use, for the date numbers, you could easily add a second numeral with ink, or some other material to show the actual day. (i.e. a "3" key could add a "0" on it to make 30.)

i like this a lot. i  think i will make one if i have the opportunity. (: