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Home keys that feel like home

ASDF sweet JKL;
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Keyboard manufactures often modify the F and J keys slightly to give you some sense of where to place your fingers without looking. These hints are subtle and easily missed. So I’ve placed copper overlays on all the keys except the home keys. Copper has a high thermal conductivity compared to the plastic keys, so the home keys always feel warmer than the neighbor keys. Homier.

That way I don’t end up at QWERTY in the middle of the night.
pluterday, Apr 22 2003

Wood keyboard http://www.woodcont...cts/wood_index.html
Not at all the same, but friendly's comment made me curious if such a thing existed. [Worldgineer, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 05 2004]


       Polished mahogany F and J would work nicely too.
friendlyfire, Apr 22 2003

       Was thinking that this was an idea for a key fob shaped like your house. Be trouble if you lived in a large condo complex, though.
bristolz, Apr 22 2003

       Hmmm, cozy, plush, pastel homey keys. Slip into something a little more ... fladshkj.
k_sra, Apr 23 2003

       Yes, I don't know why they don't have keyboards that do that? Good idea.
sartep, Apr 23 2003

       Got a picture of those overlays?
thumbwax, Apr 23 2003


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