wooden keyboard by lazerwood industries wooden keyboard by lazerwood industries
nov 23, 2012

wooden keyboard by lazerwood industries

‘lazerwood keys’ for apple keyboard by lazerwood industries



seattle and washington-based company lazerwood industries have conceived wooden keys for apple’s extended desktop USB keyboard. the thin adhesive-backed wooden pieces adhere to the buttons with the characters and symbols of each key carefully laser cut, the contrast in textures of metal and wood create a striking aesthetic.



the thin adhesive-backed wooden pieces adhere to the buttons



the characters and symbols of each key are carefully laser cut



via boing boing and hype beast

  • Dont get me wrong, I think these wooden keyboards are very beautiful and really cool, but from someone who types for many hours a day with intense ‘fingeral’ pressure and washes their hands the average amount per day, I feel that the buttons would turn black very fast, or start wearing out where your fingers tend to make contact. I hope that the extra buttons are easily replaceable and affordable

    johnny says:
  • If you have access to a laser cutter this is a really easy project. If I had a Mac I would do this in a heart beat. But, I am smarter than that.

  • This is cool. BUT, your product for macbook pro or macbook is NOT going to work well, because the keys / wood will touch the screen when the laptop is close. By the way, kids in design schools can easily copy your idea and make their own from their fab lab laser cutter… free of charge 🙂 Nice work though.

    Dingie says:

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