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Laser cut custom keycaps

Laser cut custom wooden keycaps by jere344.

One way of making cheap wooden keycaps is using a laser cutter.

The fact you can't see such keycaps very often on r/mk may indicate their quality or sturdiness leave much to be desired.

However, according to the author, these work pretty well and it's relatively easy to do in a row (about 5 minutes per key).

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This one is still a prototype and jere344 will try to improve it before engraving and painting it.

He plans to use these in a macropad or as a media key so it's not too likely to be damaged with use.

Here is another similar project from more than a year ago by knot-a-robot with an open source vector file.

Published on Thu 20th May 2021. Featured in KBD #27 (source).


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