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CDM111
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Oct 20, 2016
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Hi. I thought I just point out that I was considering buying one of these and then decided to have a go at it myself. I found an old section of pine shelving, sawed it down to size and used a plane to get the angle right, then sanded it down and glued an old piece of yoga mat to the bottom. It took be about 30 mins and cost $0...perhaps potential customers could use the 3 r's (reduce, reuse and recycle) save themselves $25 dollars and some nice trees
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Oct 20, 2016
chungbucket
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Oct 26, 2016
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It's $0 if you consider your time, labour, skills, tools and raw materials to be useless. Not all of us have random wood lying around, as well as a yoga mat, saw, planer, sander, the right glue and an empty workspace either. Not criticizing, if you legitimately want to help save trees, you can punch out a bunch of these and sell them at a lower cost to us.
Oct 26, 2016
cream
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Oct 29, 2016
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Agreed, every diy project I take of costs me 4x what it would if I just bought the thing. Sometimes it's worth it just for the learning experience. For something like this, I would be 10x in just for the saw alone.
Oct 29, 2016
Lazylewis
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Jan 4, 2017
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When a climate change denier was elected leader of the free world, I thought to myself, we really need to cut down on the amount of trees used for keyboard wrist rests.
Jan 4, 2017
CDM111
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Jan 4, 2017
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To be honest it’s not the actual wood that bothers me, but the source. Uygen wood (for instance) is Chinese. The whole process of customers receiving keyboard rests involves; someone chopping down a tree in China, a lorry to take it to a saw mill, a factory receiving cut wood to manufacture into a keyboard rest, shipping that piece of wood to the states, transporting to a warehouse, receiving an order, boxing it up in cardboard, sending to be posted, the package arriving at a central postage facility, being taken out by a postage worker, and being delivered to your door. Or you could find a piece of scrap wood and sand it down. �;���)
Jan 4, 2017
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