Monday, December 11

How To Transform Old Keyboards Into Stylishly Geeky And Eco-Friendly Gifts

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You don’t know what to do with old keyboards? Check out a lot of cool projects that some clever people have fashioned from old keyboard keys for a little inspiration. Transform electronic waste into stylishly geeky and eco-friendly gifts.

The age of electronics did leave us with lots of tech waste. To recycle useless keyboards into fun accessories its something that you can do at home.

Old keyboards can be made into small decorative objects. You just have to saw, pierce and glue the plastic and that’s all!

What’s the key you prefer? Is it Home, Escape or … Insert?
Spell out names or words with the different letters. Use your imagination! LOVE, nerd, g33k, NSFW, OMG, JOY, HOT, SEXY…

Everything made out of/with keyboard keys. A set on Flickr
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A cool belt using some keys on Flickr
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Keyboard bag – perhaps not the easiest one, but it’s so cool!
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Laptop Keyboard Wall Clock – This would make a great gift for the geek or tech enthusiast in your life!
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Keyboard Creativity – How to make art out of useless keyboard parts
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Keyboard Key Word Ornaments – recycle your old keyboard into fun Christmas ornaments to decorate your tree with.
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Awesome geek gifts handmade from recycled electronic waste – cufflinks, earrings, rings and bracelets. necklaces and other cool accessories
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Classic Mac Keyboards Recycled To Make Cool Skull T-Shirt – a classic skull design, made with the keys from a pair of Apple keyboards.
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The Geeky Keyboard Function Key Clock – This clock shows you the time with the help of a 10 year old laptop computer’s function keys.
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Can you grow cress in a keyboard? dress the inside with a soft cover of cotton, pour the cress seeds into the gaps between the keys and spray it with water every morning and evening
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A LED dog collar with keyboard keys, Simple and fun for the whole family
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Apple puck-mouse/keyboard coat rack – Construction time is around 2 hours, plus glue drying time.
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Monthly calendar made from keys of old / broken keyboard – instead of glueing into strips, try separating each key as its own magnet thus allowing you to make any month you want.
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Recycled Keyboard Pencil Cup – Go wireless with this techno savvy pencil cup made from recycled computer keyboards
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Crochet Keyboard Choker Necklace – They’re pretty easy to make – pop keys off keyboard, clean keys, file down the back and drill a hole.
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