Keyboard Calander




Introduction: Keyboard Calander

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

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Step 1: Dismantle the Keyboard

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:

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

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

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...

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

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.

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    5 Discussions


    10 years ago on Introduction

    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!


    10 years ago on Introduction

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


    10 years ago on Introduction

    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.


    10 years ago on Introduction

    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. (: