Keyman made of computerkeys.
You will need: computerkeys, a key ring, some string, all purpose glue, a pair of scissers, little piece of cardboard 2 mm thick. needle
Remove computerkeys from an old keyboard. Cut off protruding triangles with all purpose scissors. You can smoothen te underside of the key with a piece of sandingpaper if neccesary. You will need 16 square keys, 2 long (matching) keys for the body, 2 rectangular keys (matching) for the head. It would be wise to perform steps 1 and 2 for all keys, before going on.
Slot a small piece of cardboard in the center. Glue with all purpuse glue
Make a slipknot in a piece of string
Tie the piece of string round the piece of cardboard
Glue the second half of the head with all purpose glue. This second half should slot tight over the piece of cardboard
Attach a second piece of string just below the head
Find a long key for the body. Repeat steps 1 and 2. Arrange the strings as the photo shows.
Glue the second half of the body on to the first. Make sure the strings remain in the right place
Add square keys to form arms and legs. Follow the first and second step of this instructable for each key. You will need 16 keys.
With a hot needle you can melt two little holes in the top corner of the head and attach the piece of keychain through those holes.
I put a piece of duct tape round the needle to prevent burning my fingers.
Now you are the owner of an original key-man. Enjoy!
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