Custom keyboard drawer

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Project by AstroGuy posted 09-10-2011 02:28 AM 2527 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife was starting to have back problems related to the poor ergonomics of her old desk at work. We determined that lowering her keyboard would really help to decrease these back issues but all the keyboard drawers I could find were significantly too large for the space.

I decided to make a custom drawer and mouse pad that would fit this old desk (designed and built long before the days of computers). It was a quick job made of African mahogany (plywood and solid) and finished with clear lacquer. The logo was a little surprise I lasered on which would hide under the keyboard only to be discovered when she least expected…..


-- Richard

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#1 posted 09-10-2011 04:11 AM

Nice surprise, did you do the laser work yourself or take it somewhere?

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#2 posted 09-10-2011 02:14 PM


I did the laser work myself. I was fortunate enough to buy a used laser on craigslist last month. Lots of fun!


-- Richard

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#3 posted 09-10-2011 04:03 PM

Very nice, great job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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