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A board printed differently

A 3D printed keyboard by JaminMechKeys with metal rods, giant bolts and rice. RICE!

This project introduces a quite uncommon but very clever 3D printing method especially for those who want a board larger than their printer bed:

The case is made up of many segments that I have 3D printed. Think of it like a stack keyboard but instead of vertically stacking sheets of acrylic we will be stacking these segments horizontally – JaminMechKeys.

In addition, this design features slide mounting rails, just like the wooden case from last week.

Also, there is a cavity in the case acting as a compartment for rice. RICE! The rice is the dampening material and the weight for the case.

STLs pending.

Published on Fri 17th Sep 2021. Featured in KBD #44 (source).

Tags: 3D


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