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I have a old keyboard, what do I do with it?

Well, im going to buy a new keyboard due to the fact my keyboard has enough dirt and crumbs in it to fill the grand canyon, so I thought I might do something cool with the keys. This includes: - A key keychain - A key USB any other ideas?

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ChrysN (author)2009-03-21

With the keys you can do this and/or this. With the circuits you can make this.

CompuNurd (author)2012-09-13

Take out the circuit board (keyboards have a clear flexible sheet with silver lines running through it) and make a wallet! I am not going to go through step by step but there are videos on YouTube on how to do it.

frollard (author)2009-03-21

You can attach tiny neodymium (cheap) magnets to the little wells in the back, and make awesome fridge magnets.

Yours is the second best answer

thanks!

frollard (author)frollard2009-03-22

...play keyboard badminton with it...

11010010110 (author)2009-03-21

be green and clean it. if after cleaning keys dont feel bad there is no reason to buy new keyboard if you recycle it - the controller and cable can be used as is to inputs stuff to computer from other diy projects. keep the pad as a connection map