Geeks United! It’s time to recycle!

It’s time to recycle using your hand craft abilities!

Computer Chip Trivet

Don’t you know what to do with those old computer chips laying around? What do you think about a stylish trivet? Instructions are simple to follow: all you need are some computer chips , grout, adhesive, and a tile square.

Once you’re all finished, you’ll have a nicely geekified trivet for all your hot stuff.

You’ll really impress your geeky friends with this genuinely useful kitchen tool that you can make: a trivet built out of old computer chips.

Follow this link for full instructions.

Hard Drive Wind Chimes

The drive platters themselves are also quite remarkable: precisely made aluminium patters with a surface not unlike recording tape. The disks make a lovely clear note if you strike them, so it was only natural to make them into a set of wind chimes.

An interesting side effect is that the shiny shiny platters reflected little spots of light into the house. Naturally, if you have cats, they’ll love it too.


Follow this link for full instructions.


Hard Drive Picture Frames

So, you’ve disassembled hard drives, taken the magnets out, made wind chimes out of the platters, and so on. One thing that you might have left over is a set of printed circuit boards. Funny shaped printed circuit boards, with holes in them.

Here’s how to turn those leftover PCBs into fabulous geek-chic picture frames.

It’s done! Hang it on something ferromagnetic!

Here’s a completed picture frame, hanging on a wire bookshelf.

Follow this link for full instructions.

Keyboards for everybody

Are you planning change your keyboard and you don know which one choose? Maybe it could help you.

Are you old-fashioned? Full instructions for how to convert a 1980s era “clicky” IBM keyboard into an input device that would look at home in a movie adaptation of a Jules Verne novel are available on The Steampunk Workshop

 

For those who likes more futuristic stuff, the Bluetooth Laser Virtual Keyboard could be a great idea.

If you want to impress your colleagues and friends, you could use the Das Keyboard – 100% blank.

Windows user? Try the Microsoft Wireless Entertainment Desktop Keyboard 8000, with a magnetic dock for you wireless mouse and a bright Windows key.

Are you travelling all the time or maybe you just want to use your blackberry with a keyboard? So, the Elkensen Fabric Keyboard is perfect for you.

They have both wireless and wired version.

So, which one?