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Soulcutter
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Oct 21, 2020
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I can't imagine being able to execute small-tolerance wood caps reliably. Wood is not a good material for this purpose. I think this will work well for show pieces, but functionally will leave a lot to be desired simply because of the fundamental properties of wood. Wood novelties, or a single key like a wooden space bar would likely "work" a lot better, I imagine. I'd love to be wrong, but my skepticism is heavy.
Oct 21, 2020
Surafoxkusu
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Oct 21, 2020
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I too share the same worry. Especially I did some woodworking too, unless they seal the wood really well and capable to withstand long term use. Typing on them would eventually "sand" down the sealing layer and expose the wood to the moisture. While these are smaller pieces, the wood movements are small, there is still potential that some of the key may not hold on to the switches once you wore down the sealing layer.
Oct 21, 2020
Genjokoan
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Nov 7, 2020
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One problem with many flavors of rosewood is that their composition is mostly impervious to man's feeble attempts to stabilize them. All penetrating stabilizers I have tried neither penetrate nor stabilize.
Nov 7, 2020
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